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2004 REU Student Research Projects

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group picture J. Ruderman J. Blazek Charlotte Christensen Meredith Hughes Eric Bellm zuzana Srostlik Bonnie Meinke Chase Ellis

Left to right: Joshua Ruderman, Jonathan Blazek, Charlotte Christensen, Meredith Hughes, Eric Bellm, Zuzana Srostlik, Bonnie Meinke, and Chase Ellis.
Click on a student to read about his or her research project.

The REU students presented their summer research projects to the IfA on Wednesday, August 4, in the IfA auditorium.

Time Student (Home Institution) / Mentor Title
10:00    Meredith Hughes (Yale) / Jonathan Williams Self-similarity in the Rosette Molecular Cloud
10:30    Eric Bellm (Harvard) / Peter Onaka and Alan Tokunaga Characterization of Infrared Arrays
11:00    Jonathan Blazek (Harvard) / David Sanders The Two-Point Correlation Function of the Hawaii-Hubble Deep Field
11:30    Joshua Ruderman (Stanford) / Harald Ebeling X-ray Point Source Excesses of MACS Clusters
1:00    Zuzana Srostlik (Vermont) / Esther Hu Distinguishing True High Redshift Galaxies from Imposters
 1:30 Charlotte Christensen (Carleton) / Theodore Simon

X-Ray Luminosity of Stars in NGC 752: Finding the Magnetic Flux of Young Stars

 2:00 Bonnie Meinke (Berkeley) / Robert Jedicke Determining the Upper Limit on the Density of Interstellar Comets
 2:30 Chase Ellis (Redlands) / Yanga Fernández Manipulating Schwassmann-Wachmann 1