Researcher Wei-Chun Jao has just published an article to the Astrophysical Journal Letters showing the discovery of a small gap within the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram based on Gaia Data Release 2. This narrow gap (approximately 0.05 mag wide) is near the regime in which the interiors of M dwarfs transition from being partially convective to fully… more »
Assistant Professor of Physics, Dr. Megan E. Connors, has published a new article in Reviews of Modern Physics called “Jet measurements in heavy ion physics”. This article features the latest experimental advancements and what the future holds for completely understanding the nature of these ion jets made from heavy ion collisions. The full article can… more »
Join us in congratulating Jessica Eskew, an undergraduate physics major. She won second place for her oral presentation in the natural sciences at the GSU Undergraduate Research Conference.
India Jackson-Henry, first year PhD student in astronomy, has been accepted to two summer schools in Boulder, CO, all expenses paid. The first is the 2018 Boulder Space Weather Summer School at the High Altitude Observatory. The second the 12th edition of the Heliophysics Summer School at the National Center of… more »
Dr. Misty Bentz has won the 2018 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, “in recognition of your distinguished scholarly record as an astronomer. It is also meant to recognize your commitment to student learning and your indispensable service to Georgia State.”
Dr. Todd Henry has won the 2018 College of Arts… more »
Sushant Mahajan, a 4th year Astronomy graduate student, has won the prize for best “young person” presentation at the 340th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union in Jaipur, India. Here, “young person” means graduate student or postdoc. This is the second time in eight months that Sushant won a prize for best presentation at… more »
First year astronomy PhD student, Ryan Hall, has been offered a summer internship by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). He has accepted a position at the AFRL at AMOS in Maui, HI. He will participate in the Directed Energy Scholars Program under the guidance of academic mentor Venkata Gudimetla. The internship is a 12… more »
The Atlanta Science Festival is a series of over one-hundred science events across Atlanta in March. These events touch on a variety disciplines and are accessible for all ages. GSU is a Gold Sponsor of the Festival and hosts the largest number of events of any Atlanta institution. Click here for all the events… more »
Congratulations to GSU graduate student Bokyoung Kim for being one of the six grad student winners of the Chambliss Poster Award at the 231st AAS Winter Meeting.
Her poster, “Kinematics of Local, High-Velocity K dwarfs in the SUPERBLINK Proper Motion Catalog,” discusses the selection of >300,000 K dwarfs in the Galactic disk and… more »