B.Sc., North Carolina State University; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
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October 4, 2021
Astrophysical sciences and technology Ph.D. student receives DOE award to study dark matter
RIT’s Peter Craig is one of 65 graduate students from 29 states to receive an award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. He will conduct research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
January 12, 2021
Scientists are getting closer in race to find gravitational wave background and dark matter
Space.com features work by Sukanya Chakrabarti, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
January 11, 2021
Measurements of pulsar acceleration reveal Milky Way’s dark matter density
Researchers have used pulsar measurements to help uncover new information about the density of dark matter in our home galaxy. In a new study led by RIT Associate Professor Sukanya Chakrabarti, researchers have now obtained the first direct measurement of the average acceleration taking place within the Milky Way.