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Kirpal Nandra

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Kirpal "Paul" Nandra is a British physicist and the current director at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics.

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He was Professor of Astrophysics and Head of the Astrophysics Group at Imperial College London.

He is noted as a member of the X-ray group and studies the astrophysics of extreme environments, specifically those close to black holes in active galactic nuclei. He has written or co-written numerous papers on this topic.


  • 2000 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy for his work.
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