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Gravitational Physics & Cosmology

The gravitational physics effort at Penn State focuses on cosmology, general relativity, gravitational wave astronomy, loop quantum gravity, and string theory. This research effort is centered in the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos. Our gravitational physics group was ranked 10th in the most recent US News & World rankings (2014). Further information can be found at the web-page of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos.

Ashtekar, Bianchi, Bojowald, Giryanskaya, Hanna, Radice, Sathyaprakash, Shandera.

Faculty research

Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Astrophysics
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics
Elsbach Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics