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Peter Maksym

  • Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Alabama
  • 16PublicationsNumber of items in Peter's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Recent publications

  • An X-ray Survey for Tidal Disruption Flares in Clusters of Galaxies

    • Maksym, W. Peter
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  • Tidal Disruption Events and Event Rates Based on a X-Ray Survey of Rich Galaxy Clusters

    • Maksym, Peter
    • Ulmer, M.
    • Eracleous, M.
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Alabama

August 2012 - Present

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science (Physics and Astronomy)

Department of Physics & Astronomy, Northwestern University

June 2005 - August 2012(7 years)

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

September 2000 - May 2005(5 years)

Bachelor of Science (Astronomy and Physics)

Yale University

September 1995 - May 1999(4 years)

Research interests

tidal disruption flares black hole populations and evolution AGN shutdown X-ray astronomy time domain astronomy galaxy clusters iinteracting galaxies citizen science