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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

Pulsar magnetospheres and their radiation
Sasha Phillipov
11:00am|Bloomberg Lecture Hall

In this talk, I will review recent progress in understanding the complex multi-scale plasma physics of neutron star magnetospheres through the lens of first-principles particle-in-cell simulations. I will highlight pair production discharges near the...