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Dr Andrew Young

Dr Andrew Young

Dr Andrew Young
BA, MA, PhD(Cantab)

Senior Lecturer

Office 4.15
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8716

Research summary

My research interests are in high energy astrophysics, and X-ray astronomy in particular. X-rays are produced by extremely hot (million+ degree) gas. Extreme environments that produce strong X-ray emission include gas falling into black holes, the centres of “active” galaxies, jets, outflows, and clusters of galaxies. I study these systems using images and spectra from space-based X-ray observatories including Chandra, XMM-Newton and Suzaku

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Biography

I am a lecturer in the Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics at the University of Bristol

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Recent publications

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