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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).


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revised Is it possible to produce images of pair production in home-made cloud chamber?
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Jul
18
revised How are the distances to the most distant $\gamma$-ray bursts measured?
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Jul
18
revised How would an earth-spanning ring around the equator behave?
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Jul
17
revised How to properly construct the electromagnetic tensor in curved space-time? (Part II)
images -> latex
Jul
17
revised How to properly construct the electromagnetic tensor in curved space-time?
pictures -> latex
Jul
17
revised GPS Satellite - Special Relativity
GR doesn't apply unless we are also including gravitational time dilation
Jul
16
revised $\Delta^+$ decay in GZK process
formatting
Jul
13
revised Modeling an Adiabatic Expansion (EES)
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Jul
12
revised What effects would we see on Earth if one star of a distant binary system went supernova?
made formatting more in line with probable intent; must mean GR since Newtonian speed of gravity is infinite
Jul
12
revised Examples of nearly perfect fluids and gases
added link
Jul
8
revised Why do we deal only with large scale magnetic fields in astrophysics, and not electric fields?
added 12 characters in body
Jul
7
revised What is the percentage of stars that are massive enough to end their lives in a supernova?
added clarification on differnces between mass functions
Jul
5
revised A sonar continuously emits x(t), a general but known waveform and is reflected by a target. hypothetical question
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Jul
3
revised Effects of firing shells on the Earth's angular momentum
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Jun
30
revised Can an asteroid/meteroid/meteor/meteorite be stopped in its way to Earth?
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Jun
27
revised Chandrasekhar Limit
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Jun
26
revised Euler equation with single state variables
fixed math formatting
Jun
14
revised Calculate the maximum variation in brightness of a star due to the presence of a planet in orbit
added more explanation
Jun
4
revised Does the general topology of Minkowski space-time change under a Lorentz transformation?
edited tags
Jun
3
revised What's the advantage of NASA's flying saucer over traditional aerodynamic models?
added link for those as confused as I was; added tag