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  • Book! Understanding Stellar Evolution

    Understanding Stellar Evolution, a graduate textbook written by Henny Lamers and myself, has now officially been published with IOP as part of the new AAS-IOP eBook Series! With an institutional IOP ebook subscription you (and your students!) can get a PDF, ePub, or Kindle copy of the book at IOP’s website. This book gives a complete graduate-level overview of stellar interiors and evolution. […]
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  • UW Massive Stars group at AAS

    Many of the awesome members and affiliates of the UW Massive Stars research group will be presenting talks or posters at the upcoming 231st AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD! I’ve compiled a list of our group’s presentations below: come to these to hear about the latest exciting massive star research happening at UW! Postdoctoral researcher Jamie Lomax will be […]
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  • Book! Astrophysics of Red Supergiants

    My first book, Astrophysics of Red Supergiants, has now officially been published with IOP as the first in the new AAS-IOP eBook Series! With an institutional IOP ebook subscription you can get a PDF, ePub, or Kindle copy of the bookat IOP’s website. If you’d like to learn a bit more about the book you can also watch a webinar that […]
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  • New paper: that’s no star…

    …it’s a photobomb by an AGN with a possible supermassive black hole binary! A new paper on research led by Trevor Dorn-Wallenstein, a graduate research student working with me at UW, has recently been published by ApJ and featured in a press release from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the University of Washington. While searching for unusual massive stars in […]
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  • Sloan Research Fellow in Physics!

    I’m very excited to have been named a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics! 126 fellowships were given this year to early-career faculty working in physics and seven other subfields, including several other astronomers and two other University of Washington faculty. It’s a real honor to be in the company of so many excellent scientists!
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