Knox Long

Emeritus Astronomer

Knox S. Long is an astronomer at STScI.  He conducts observational research on supernova remnants in this and nearby galaxies, studies the properties of X-ray sources in nearby galaxies using both space-spaced (Hubble, Chandra) and ground-based (Gemini) instruments.  He is also one of the authors of a Monte Carlo radiative transfer code used to model the winds of accretion disk systems, such as cataclysmic variables and AGN.

Science Interests:

  • Supernova Remnants
  • X-ray properties of normal galaxies
  • AGN and CV winds


Research Topics: Cataclysmic Variables, Supernova Remannts, AGN, Radiative Transfer


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