Agata Różańska

Agata Różańska

Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw


Dr. Agata Różańska leads a team modeling radiation emitted by the atmospheres of accretion discs in active galactic nuclei and X-ray binary systems.

Discs: these round, flattened objects have been widely associated with athletics competitions since the Antiquity. Thrown correctly, they spin through the air, and the low friction around them means they can travel a long way. But that’s not why discs are important in contemporary astrophysics – here we are interested in the energy they give off


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