Robert V. Wagoner

Professor of Physics, Emeritus
(650) 723-4561
Faculty Research Interests
Theoretical Astrophysics

Bob has wide research interests in the field of gravitational astrophysics. Bob is interested in oscillations of accretion disks around black holes, and other signatures of very strong gravitational fields, sources of gravitational radiation, and their detection by LIGO and other facilities, scalar-tensor theories of gravitation and physics of the early universe.

A black hole accretion disk. Credit C. Perez.