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Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University

 
   
 

Scientific Research

  • Department of High Energy Astrophysics

  • Astrophysics of highest energy gamma rays - High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) and Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) projects
  • Astrophysics of accretion discs
  • Astrophysics of relativistic jets
  • Studies of coronal mass ejections (CME) and of radio emission of Sun
  • Studies of geophysical phenomena and heliospheric influences on Earth using measurements of extremely low frequency (ELF) electromagnetic waves
  • Department of Radioastronomy and Space Physics

  • Investigation of gas and magnetic fields in galaxies, galaxy clusters, and intergalactic medium
  • Radio polarimetric observations of galaxies with largest radio telescopes and interferometric systems (EVLA, LOFAR, WSRT, ATCA, Effelsberg), and space observatories (XMM-Newton, Herschel)
  • Numerical modelling of evolution of cosmic magnetic fields and gravitational interactions of galaxies
  • Theoretical investigations of primordial cosmic structures: filaments and galactic superclusters
  • Research of planetary ionospheres
  • Department of Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology

  • Mathematical formulations of gravitational physics and their applications to astrophysics
  • The theory of structure formation in the early Universe
  • Gravitational lensing in cosmology
  • Chaos and critical phenomena in general relativity
  • Computer algebra systems with application to general relativity
  • Department of Stellar and Extragalactic Astronomy

  • Investigation of dynamical, physical and chemical processes in comets
  • Evolution of galaxies and large scale structures in the Universe
  • Investigation of spectrocscopic properties of active galaxies
  • Study of mechanisms of multiple radio activity in active galaxies
  • Investigation of properties of stars and stellar evolution
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