Nuclear and High Energy Astrophysics


The goal of this line of research is aimed at studying the late stages of stellar evolution and the phenomena associated to late type stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars as well as black holes. It also intends to explore new frontiers of the field of High Energy Astrophysics through the development of accurate and sophisticated high-energy instruments, mainly, for space-based observatories.

Main Topics

  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nucleosynthesis
  • Stellar Explosions
  • Astronomical Instrumentation

Credits: Image composition of various individual images - Credits: ESA, NASA, David T Hardy, Casey Reed, PSU(neutron star)