Article Mention

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Justin D. Finke and Soebur Razzaque’s GRB 221009A Article Mentioned in Nature Astronomy

Justin D. Finke and Soebur Razzaque’s article on GRB 221009A has been mentioned in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature Astronomy. The article, titled “Possible Evidence for Lorentz Invariance Violation in Gamma-ray Burst 221009A“, explores one of the many possible explanations for the survival of the ultra-high energy photons that were detected.

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The Tenth International Fermi Symposium 2022

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Carbon Wise Certificate

The Recreation African Group certifies that the Tenth International Fermi Symposium hosted by the Centre for Astro-Particle Physics (University of Johannesburg) from 9th-15th October 2022 is Carbon Wise for choosing Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa as the hosting venue. In honour of the conference, 15 trees will be planted. The Recreation African Group will plant ONE Indigenous tree for every TEN Conference Delegates at one of their Venues. For more information about the Recreation African Group, click here.

New Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Dr Khushboo Dixit

Dr Khushboo Dixit is a new Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Astro-Particle Physics (CAPP) under the supervision of Prof Soebur Razzaque. Dr Dixit’s research interests lie in the intersection of quantum information and computation theory and the phenomenology of neutrino oscillations. Dr Dixit obtained her PhD at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India before working at IIT Bombay as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Dr Dixit is eager to begin her work at the Centre and hopes to have a wonderful research experience at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

Press Release

GRB 200415A, A Rare Star’s Giant Gamma-Ray Burst, Captured Near Our Galaxy

Director at the Centre for Astro-Particle Physics (CAPP), Professor Soebur Razzaque, lead a scientific team to the discovery of a rare star’s giant gamma-ray burst captured close to our galaxy.

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