Glimpses of the Cosmic Dawn

I recently gave a talk at the Huntington Libraries about “Glimpses of the Cosmic Dawn”, which you can watch here:

Searching for the First Stars

In 2017 I gave a talk titled “Searching for the First Stars” at the Carnegie Observatories Open House. You can watch it on YouTube!

The R-Process Galaxy Reticulum II

My favorite galaxy is Reticulum II.

Nature paper

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.

The nine brightest stars in the r-process galaxy Reticulum II are circled.
Three of these stars are highlighted, showing their large barium content.

The Caterpillar Project

Check out The Caterpillar Project. Here’s a quick video showing what it’s about. Video production credit to Brendan Griffen.