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Professor Christian Knigge

Professor Christian Knigge

Professor of Astrophysics

Research interests

  • accretion phenomena and associated outflows
  • cataclysmic variables
  • close binaries

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Address: B46, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Professor Christian Knigge graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physics with Computer Science from the University of Southampton and then obtained a DPhil in Astrophysics from the University of Oxford. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore and was then awarded a Hubble Fellowship, which we held at Columbia University in New York. He returned to the University of Southampton in 2000 and is now a Professor in the department.

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