Dr. Sudip Bhattacharyya
Associate Professor
    Payload Manager or PI, Soft X-ray Telescope, AstroSat Space Mission

   Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics (DAA)
     Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
     1 Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400005, India

     E-mail: sudip@tifr.res.in 
     Tel: +91 (022) 2278 2925
     Fax: +91 (022) 2280 4610, +91 (022) 2280 4611

Current News
Ph.D. and postdoctoral positions are available.
Upcoming event: I am the Main Scientific Organizer of 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly (Pasadena, CA, United States, 14 - 22 July 2018): Scientific Event E1.3 on Millisecond Pulsars.
Recent research in news:
Neutron stars may be emitting gravitational waves continuously.
Recent research in news:
Can we see a singularity, the most extreme object in the universe?
Read an article in Nature India.

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NASA Award

Press Releases


Publications (ADS and arXiv)
(Note: some papers of these lists are by other authors with similar names)

Recent Invited and Plenary Talks

Professional Membership

Soft X-ray Telescope Websites

Useful AstroSat Websites

Selected Press Releases

In 2017:

On the theoretical discovery of a new method to distinguish between a black hole and a naked singularity.

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Science_Daily , Zee_News , Science_Newsline , Economic_Times

In 2016:

On the theoretical discovery of the crucial effect of transient accretion on the spin-up of millisecond pulsars, and its implications for continuous gravitational waves.

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Times_of_India, PHYSORG , Zee_News , Indian_Express , INDIA_TV , Science_Daily

In 2015:

On the Indian astronomy satellite AstroSat.

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In 2009:

On the discovery of a very robust systematic behavior of thermonuclear X-ray bursts from neutron stars, which could be useful to probe extreme environments and to probe the superdense matter of these stars.

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ABC_News, Times_of_India, Zee_News , DAILY_INDIA

In 2007:

On the discovery of a broad relativistic spectral iron emission line for the first time from a neutron star system, which opened up a new way to probe superdense matter and strong gravity.

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