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Astrophysics Seminars

All seminars are held on Thursdays at 11:00 am (unless otherwise noted). They will be held in Bloomberg Lecture Hall and virtually through zoom. If an event was recorded, you can find it posted at under Natural Sciences. 

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Astrophysics Seminar Archives


Institute for Advanced Study Astrophysics Seminar

Exploring the Dynamics of Supercritical Accretion onto the Strongly Magnetized Neutron Stars
11:00am|Bloomberg Lecture Hall

Accretion-powered X-ray pulsars are neutron stars that accrete matter from a companion star in a binary system, which exhibit fascinating dynamics. The strong magnetic field of the neutron star guides material onto the magnetic poles, which are...