Alex Murphy

Photo of Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP
Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Position
Professor of Nuclear & Particle Astrophysics
Category
Academic staff
Location
James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB)
Room 8208

Alex is a member of the following School research institute, research groups and research areas:

Research interests

Direct detection of dark matter, and nuclear astrophysics, especailly explosive scenarios. 

Major roles in pre-honours teaching. Course organiser for Classical & Modern Physics (and Modern Physics). Also lecture modern physics (nuclear, particle and astrophysics) in first year. 

Research in a nutshell video thumbnail

Bright stars, dark matter

In this video Alexander describes his research on nuclear and particle astrophysics.

Recent publications

  1. , , , , and , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 515, 3, p. 4013-4019
  2. , , , , and , Physical Review D, 105, 8, p. 1-8
  3. , , , , , , , , , et al., Physical Review Letters, 127, 17, p. 1-7
  4. , Physical Review D, 104, 6, p. 1-19