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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Astrophysics and Cosmology Group

Astrophysics, Relativity, Cosmology, and Space Physics

 

 

Crab nebula in x-rays

Crab nebula in x-rays

 

 

Aurora

Plasma eruption from the Sun

The Astrophysics and Cosmology group is engaged in research in the following fields: general astrophysics, high-energy astrophysics, relativistic astrophysics, cosmology, plasma astrophysics, galaxy dynamics, stellar dynamics, large scale structure, space physics, solar-terrestrial relations. A partial list of astronomical objects which are within the scope of the research: galaxy clusters, spiral galaxies, black holes, gamma-ray bursters, jets, pulsars, solar system, Sun, solar wind, planetary magnetospheres, and binary Systems. 



Contact: astro@bgu.ac.il
Short link: www.bgu.ac.il/~astro



Faculty:

Prof. David Eichler

Prof. Michael Gedalin

Dr. Uri Keshet

Prof. Yuri Lyubarsky


Emeritus:

Prof. Raphael Steinitz

Research Associates:

Dr. Ephim Golbraikh

Dr. Evgeny (Uri) Griv

 

Students:

Eyal Gavish

Rahul Kumar

Elad Malka

Yossi Naor

Ido Reiss

Partners:

Prof. Ramy Brustein

Prof. Tov Elperin

Prof. Eduardo Guendelman

Dr. Alex Kaganovich

Prof. Nathan Kleeorin

Dr. Edward Liverts

Dr. Michael Lublinsky

Prof. Michael Mond

Prof. Igor Rogachevskii



Events:

(all events in room #207, bldg 54)

Astrophysics seminars
Wednesdays, 11:15 AM

Group pizza meetings
Wednesdays, 12:30 PM

Physics colloquia

Physics seminars




Some topics of interest:


                         -- Manifestations of Exotic and New Physics in Nature / D. Eichler
 
                         -- Collisionless Shock Waves and the Origin of Cosmic Rays / D. Eichler
 
                         -- Space Weather / M. Gedalin
 
                         -- Collisionless shocks / M. Gedalin
 
                         -- Pulsars / Y. Lyubarsky
 
                         -- Relativistic jets / Y. Lyubarsky
 
                         -- The largest objects: galaxy clusters /  U. Keshet
 
                         -- Black holes / U. Keshet


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