Welcome! I am a graduate student in astronomy and physics at MIT. I use Near Field Cosmology to study the first stars and galaxies.
My favorite galaxy is Reticulum II.
News article by Carnegie Science
Short Interview with MIT
The nine brightest stars in the r-process galaxy Reticulum II are circled. Three of these stars are highlighted, showing their large barium content. Background image: Fermilab/Dark Energy Survey
Check out The Caterpillar Project. Here’s a quick video showing what it’s about. Video production credit to Brendan Griffen.