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Eric G. Blackman

Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Physics And Astronomy

Areas of expertise: Astrophysics; Plasma Physics; Physics of Brain Injury

Press contact:
Peter Iglinski

Related Links:
Eric Blackman Home Page

In the News

The Energy Daily
Experiment on Earth demonstrates effect observed in space
May 01, 2014

ABC Science
How stellar death leads to twin celestial jets
February 18, 2014

Popular Science
If The Sun Went Out, How Long Could Life On Earth Survive?
July 16, 2013

The Los Angeles Times
Helmet face shield could reduce troop brain injuries
November 22, 2010

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News Releases

Astrophysicist Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
October 18, 2005

Theorists Tackle Astronomer's Mysterious 'Baby' Planet
November 09, 2004

Evolution of Galaxy-Spanning Magnetic Fields Explained
July 07, 2003

Prof. Blackman's research is in theoretical astrophysics. His work focuses on the problems of plasma astrophysics, jets and active galactic nuclei, accretion disc physics, gamma-ray bursts, the origin and dynamics of astrophysical magnetic fields, and particle acceleration.