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First Astrophysics Professor at ISTA

23. Feb. 2023

Rising star Lisa Bugnet brings a new field of research to the Institute

The first in her field: Astrophysicist Lisa Bugnet joined the faculty at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). With her, the Institute opens up a new field as well as numerous opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaborations. Bugnet’s research applies asteroseismology to study the magnetic fields of stars, much like we use seismology to study Earth’s structure. With this, we can develop a better understanding of the age and evolution of stars—and even the universe as a whole.

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