Noam Soker

Soker, Noam   Faculty
Topic:   Astrophysics
Office:Lidow Complex Room:602 Phone:073-378-3858 
Research Interests & Publications:  

hot gas in galaxy clusters, the connection between black holes and galaxies, the end of the life of stars.

I am an astrophysicist conducting theoretical research on a rich variety of objects: Heating hot gas in clusters of galaxies by jets launched from super-massive black holes; Supernovae of exploding massive stars; The progenitors of Supernovae Ia (exploding white dwarfs); Merger of white dwarfs; The shaping of clouds around dying stars including planetary nebulae; The influence of planets on stellar evolution; Violent mass transfer between stars.

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