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Theoretical Astrophysics

Faculty spread across the Astronomy and Physics Departments carry out a wide variety of research in theoretical astrophysics, ranging from solar system dynamics, exoplanet modeling, star formation and evolution, galaxy formation, gravitational wave event predictions, and cosmology.


Faculty Research

Active Galactic Nuclei, Black Holes, Cosmology, Extra Solar Planets, Galaxy Formation and Evolution, General Relativity, Planetary Atmospheres, Solar System Dynamics, Star Formation, Stellar Structure and Evolution.

Stanley Dermott

Desika Narayanan

Zachary Slepian

Paul Torrey

Laura Blecha (Physics)

Vera Gluscevic (Physics)

Katia Matcheva (Physics)

Pierre Sikivie (Physics)

Bernard Whiting (Physics)

Clifford Will (Physics)