S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Department of Astrophysics and Cosmology


Few of the ongoing research programs are as follows:

  • Accretion processes around black holes
  • Spectral and Temporal properties of emitted radiations from disks around black holes
  • Formation of bio-molecules during star formation
  • Ionospheric research
  • Dark energy problem from different approaches
  • Primordial black holes as dark matter in our universe
  • Observational signatures of higher dimensional and modified gravity theories
  • Quantum entanglement: theory and applications
  • Foundations of quantum mechanics and testable ramifications
  • Study of formation of complex molecules in variety of astrophysical sources using numerical simulation techniques
  • Study of binding energy, sticking coefficients, desorption kinetics etc. by simulating dense interstellar medium in the laboratory.
  • Photometric and spectroscopic studies of cataclysmic variable stars.
  • Study of cataclysmic variables through modeling.
  • Detection of extra-solar planetary systems.
  • Low-mass stars and brown dwarfs in star-forming regions
  • High Angular resolution astronomy on M-Giants and Mira variables
  • Astronomical Instrumentation