Robert F. Penna

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Robert Penna is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Theoretical Physics at Columbia University. He completed his Ph.D. at Harvard University and has a Master’s degree in physics and mathematics from Cambridge University. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently, he is studying the role of symmetries and conservation laws in general relativity and fluid dynamics.


Astrophysics

Viewpoint: Feeding a Black Hole Jet

Simulations of the environment around a spinning black hole give new insight into the formation of luminous jets seen from Earth. Read More »