Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.

Helmut O. Rucker

Helmut O. Rucker

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2005

  • Institut für Physik, Universität Graz
  • Kommission für Astronomie


Research Areas:

  • Physics, Astronomy
  • Space exploration
  • Plasma physics
  • Astrophysics

Selected Memberships:

  • International Astronomical Union
  • International Union of Radio Science URSI

Selected Prizes:

  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Cassini RPWS
  • NASA Public Service Group Achievement Award, Cassini RPWS

Selected Publications:

  • Arkhypov, O. V.; Rucker, H. O. (2011) Dynamics of decametric radio-sources and standing Alfvén waves in Jovian magnetosphere. Icarus, Bd. 212, S. 714–718.
  • Panchenko, M.; Rucker, H. O.; Kaiser, M. L.; Cyr, O. C.; Bougeret, J.-L. et al. [..] (2010) New periodicity in Jovian decametric radio emission. Geophys. Res. Lett., Bd. 37, S. L05106, doi:10.1029/2010GL042488.
  • Rucker, H. O.; Panchenko, M.; Hansen, K. C.; Taubenschuss, U.; Boudjada, M. Y. et al. [..] (2008) Saturn Kilometric Radiation as a monitor for the solar wind?. Adv. Space Res., Bd. 42, S. 40–47, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2008.02.008.
  • Zarka, P.; Lamy, L.; Cecconi, B.; Prange, R.; Rucker, H. O. (2007) Modulation of Saturn´s radio clock by solar wind speed. Nature, Bd. 450, S. 265-267, doi:10.1038/nature06237.