Postdocs

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Ben Margalit

NASA Einstein Fellow

Office:
411 Campbell Hall

Contact:
E: benmargalit@berkeley.edu

Ben’s Website

Biography

I’m an Einstein Fellow working on theoretical time-domain and multi-messenger astrophysics. I obtained my PhD at Columbia University, and my Master’s and undergraduate degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research Interests

  • binary neutron star mergers
  • neutron star equation-of-state
  • fast radio bursts
  • synchrotron radio transients
  • fast blue optical transients
  • interacting supernovae
  • white dwarf neutron star mergers
  • gamma-ray bursts
  • superluminous supernovae
  • magnetars
  • accretion
  • pulsar planets
  • r-process nucleosynthesis