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Janvi Madhani and Charlotte Welker Share Findings on Satellite Galaxies at AAS Conference

Janvi Madhani and Charlotte Welker Share Findings on Satellite Galaxies at AAS Conference
PhD candidate Janvi Madhani and Postdoctoral Fellow Charlotte Welker presented their research on satellite galaxies at this year’s American Astronomical Society conference. The Hopkins team employed the New Horizon cosmological simulation to determine that 30% of Milky Way-type galaxies display planes. A new article in the Hub examines how Madhani and Welker used the supercomputer […]

Jacob Hamer Presents Research on Hot Jupiter Exoplanet Formation at AAS

Jacob Hamer Presents Research on Hot Jupiter Exoplanet Formation at AAS
PhD candidate Jacob Hamer presented the findings from his Astronomical Journal publication on hot Jupiter exoplanet formation at this year’s American Astronomical Society conference. Hamer was the lead author of a paper that outlined a way to determine the relative age of hot Jupiters using new measurements from the Gaia spacecraft, which is tracking more […]

Sumit Dahal Selected by Forbes for “30 Under 30” in Healthcare & Science

Sumit Dahal Selected by Forbes for “30 Under 30” in Healthcare & Science
Sumit Dahal, who earned his PhD in the department working with Toby Marriage and Chuck Bennett on the CLASS experiment, has been selected by Forbes as a “30 Under 30” recipient for his work developing highly sensitive sensors for telescopes. Dahal is now a postdoctoral fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.