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I am a graduate student studying astrophysics at Princeton. I received my bachelor's in physics and mathematics from Caltech (2011).

My primary interest is in general relativistic magnetohydrodynamics simulations of black hole accretion.


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answered Difference between Enzo & Gadget astronomy simulation codes
Jul
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answered Why does hitting a cold bag of water freeze?
Jun
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answered Why are stellar clusters useful for developing stellar evolution models?
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answered How does an object such as a galaxy split the image from a more distant galaxy into two images?
Jun
14
answered Is there a way to see that $ \nabla_\mu g_{\nu \rho} = 0 $ without explicit computation, where $\nabla_\mu$ refers to the covariant derivative?
Jun
13
answered Proper acceleration of a stationary object
Jun
9
answered Is Gravity a Problem?
Jun
8
answered What is a weak solution of the MHD equations?
Jun
1
answered How do black hole jets form?
May
26
answered How is “little h” measured in cosmology? The dimensionless parameter from the Hubble constant, H_0
May
26
answered Boltzmann equation in cosmology
May
23
answered Confusion about two forms of connection coefficients
May
21
answered Does Birkhoff's theorem apply to rotating collapsing stars?
May
16
answered numerical galaxy morphology classification scheme
May
14
answered Filming light in slo mo
May
6
answered Principle of Sufficient Reason on light travelling in straight line
May
4
answered Paradox in special relativity
Apr
28
answered Is there a way to photograph the very edge of black hole?
Apr
25
answered How does the sun's surface conduct thermal energy from the convective zone to the corona?
Apr
21
answered Why U235 over U238?