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Astronomy Students Awarded Best Senior Thesis

Congratulations to undergraduates Rebecca Diesing and Charles “Chase” Kimball, who jointly won the Department of Physics & Astronomy prize for best senior thesis, 2017. This award is given on behalf of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Rebecca and Chase are both astronomy students; Rebecca works with Professor Farhad Yusef-Zadeh and Chase works with Professor Vicky Kalogera.

Rebecca’s thesis: “Radio Observations of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Galactic Center and
its Orbiting Magnetar”
Chase’s thesis: “Reconstructing the Evolutionary History of GRS 1915+105”

Congratulations, Rebecca and Chase!