Astrophysics and Space Science

Astrophysics and Space Science Theory Group (ASSTG)

Introduction

Members within the Astrophysics and Space Science Theory Group (ASSTG) conduct research in a variety of areas related to complex plasmas, planet formation, and dust mitigation for lunar missions.

Areas of Interest
Group Members

Dr. Truell Hyde Dr. Lorin Matthews

Relativistic Astrophysics

Gravity, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics Group
Introduction

Gravity, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics Division (GCAP) conducts research in classical and quantum theories of gravity, and their applications to astrophysics and cosmology. Currently research topics include gravitational wave astronomy, black hole physics, quantum cosmology and the very early universe, and the nature and origins of dark matter and dark energy.

Areas of Interest
  • Gravitational wave astronomy
  • Quantum gravity
Group Faculty Members

Dr. Anzhong Wang (head, Physics) Dr. Klaus Kirsten (Math) Dr. Qin 'Tim' Sheng (Math) Dr. Yumei Wu (Physics)

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