Jonathan E. Grindlay

Jonathan E. Grindlay

Faculty Affiliate, Black Hole Initiative
Robert Treat Paine Professor of Practical Astronomy, Harvard University
Jonathan E. Grindlay

Research Interests:
High Energy Astrophysics: Studies of accretion onto compact objects (black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs). Development of detectors and telescopes for wide-field imaging surveys of black holes discovered in soft-to-hard  X-rays. Time Domain Astrophysics: X-ray/optical/IR studies of Transients and variability of black holes in binaries and galactic nuclei to probe extreme physics phenomena and constrain black hole populations. Days-to-Century optical variability studies of stars and quasars with DASCH and followup spectroscopy to constrain formation and evolution of black holes.

Publications: ADSastro-ph