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Francis A. Primini

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Ph.D.1977Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S.1972Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professional Interests

  • X-ray binaries
  • Observational X-ray astronomy
  • Number counts and distributions of X-ray source populations in the Milky Way and other similar galaxies
  • Surveys of extragalactic X-ray sources
  • Searches for compact objects in gravitational microlensing surveys
  • Time-series analysis of X-ray sources
  • X-ray data analysis

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