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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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  • Two upcoming books on stars!

    I have two upcoming books on stars coming out later this year! Both will be published as part of the AAS-IOP Astronomy e-book collection. The first, “Astrophysics of Red Supergiants“, is a research monograph that’s meant to serve as a comprehensive reference for researchers from a broad range of subfields who are interested in red supergiants as extreme stages of stellar evolution, dust producers, supernova […]
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