Dr Philipp Podsiadlowski

(Stellar Astrophysics, Oxford)

2017: Gravitational Waves from a Neutron-Star Merger (aLIGO)

[aLIGO Press Release, News Stories: ESO, Oxford, SEH, ePESSTO Nature Paper]


2016: The first direct detection of gravitational waves with Advanced LIGO (aLIGO) [Press Release]

A new route towards merging massive black holes or understanding the aLIGO detections (paper, press releases: Oxford, Bonn, background information)

2012: SN 1987A: Sterne und Weltraum (July/August, by Chris Wolf, in German: Part 1, Part 2)

2012:  PTF 11kx: A Type Ia Supernova with a Symbiotic Nova Progenitor  (Movie: A Symbiotic Binary [Courtesy: Romano Corradi])

2011:  Two populations of X-ray pulsars produced by two types of supernova (Astro Blog)

2011: The Most Distant Explosion in the Universe: A Gamma-Ray Burst at a Redshift of 9.4 (press release, paper)


Main research interests

Other Research Highlights (Selection)

Active Research Projects

PhD Projects: 2014 (Poster)

Refereed papers (2004 - 2014)

List of abstracts and published papers

Preprints on astro-ph (12 months)

Nando Patat (2009): A Visit to Oxford