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astronomer , researcher

Biswajit Paul, Indian astronomer, researcher. Achievements include discovery of possible evidence of matter disappearing into the event horizon of a black hole; discovery of quasi-periodic oscillations in a black hole candidate and an x-ray pulsar. Member Astronomical Society India (life).

Background

Paul, Biswajit was born on April 3, 1968 in Islampur, India. Son of Milan and Shanta Paul.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Mumbai University, India, 1997.

Career

Research scholar Tata Institute Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 1992-1994, research associate, 1994-1998, research fellow, since 2000. Japan Society Promotion of Science postdoctoral fellow Institute Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Japan, 1998-2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of possible evidence of matter disappearing into the event horizon of a black hole. Discovery of quasi-periodic oscillations in a black hole candidate and an x-ray pulsar.

Membership

Member Astronomical Society India (life).

Connections

Married Bidisha Chakrabarty, October 8, 1995. 1 child, Ankush.

father:
Milan Paul

mother:
Shanta Paul

spouse:
Bidisha Chakrabarty

child:
Ankush Paul