TAP Mission

The Theoretical Astrophysics Program (TAP) is an interdisciplinary program designed to foster scientific, academic, and programmatic connections among scientists leading theoretical, computational, and/or data-intensive research in the Astronomy, Physics, and Planetary Sciences departments at UArizona.

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TAP Student Training/Travel Grants: Apply Now for 2024 Awards

TAP Student Training/Travel Grants: Apply Now for 2024 Awards

    The Theoretical Astrophysics Program invites one-page proposals for small matching grants in support of theoretical astrophysics research across the Departments of Astronomy, Physics, and Planetary Sciences.   Grant awards up to $1,000 may be used...

Congratulations to Haowen Zhang: 2023 TAP Research Prize Awardee

Congratulations to Haowen Zhang: 2023 TAP Research Prize Awardee

The TAP is pleased to announce that Haowen Zhang has been selected to receive the 2023 Graduate Student Research Prize. Haowen was selected as the awardee based on his demonstration of exceptional theoretical research in his recent paper published in the Monthly...

Announcing: TAP Student Travel Grant Recipients

Announcing: TAP Student Travel Grant Recipients

TAP student members are annually invited to submit applications for matching funds to support conference travel, academic research, or career training opportunities. All applicants must demonstrate a direct connection to theoretical modeling and/or computational...

UA News: Machine learning reveals how black holes grow

UA News: Machine learning reveals how black holes grow

Research led by Peter Behroozi (Steward Observatory) and graduate student Haowen Zhang is leveraging supercomputing power and machine learning to recontruct the growth histories of black holes starting at their event horizons. Along with an international team,...

Gabriele Bozzola: 2022 TAP Research Prize Recipient

Gabriele Bozzola: 2022 TAP Research Prize Recipient

The TAP is pleased to announce Gabriele Bozzola as the 2022 recipient of the 2022 Graduate Student Research Prize. Gabriele was selected as the awardee based on his demonstration of exceptional theoretical research in his recent paper published in Physical Review...

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