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Andreja Gomboc’s

Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology
University of Nova Gorica


I am Professor of Astronomy at the University of Nova Gorica. Before coming here I worked at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and at the Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

Research Interest

My main fields of research are gamma ray bursts, tidal disruption of stars in vicinity of massive black holes, and relativistic navigation satellite systems.


  • The luminous, massive and solar metallicity galaxy hosting the Swift gamma-ray burst, GRB 160804A at z = 0.737.

  • The unpolarized macronova associated with the gravitational wave event GW 170817. Nature Astronomy, Volume 1, p. 805-805

  • Mass and metallicity scaling relations of high-redshift star-forming galaxies selected by GRBs .Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 473, Issue 3, p.3312-3324

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