Selected Recent Works

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    A Lower Limit on the Heat Capacity of a Neutron Star Core (2017)
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    Cooling Nuclear Pasta in Accreting Neutron Stars (2017)
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    Strong Neutrino Cooling in the Accreted Neutron Star Ocean (2016)
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    Strong Shallow Heating in the Neutron Star Transient MAXI J0556-332 (2015)
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    A Strong Neutrino Cooling Process in Neutron Star Crusts (2014)
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    A New Low-Temperature Triple-Alpha Rate (2012)
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    An Empirical Dense Matter Equation of State (2010, 2013)
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    A Possible Resonance in the Carbon Fusion Cross-Section (2009)
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    Cooling Neutron Star Crusts (2009)

Student projects

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Research group

Research Associates

Dr. Adam Jacobs JINA-CEE postdoctoral fellow

Graduate students

  • Ryan Connolly
  • Zac Johnston (Monash University)

Undergraduate students

  • Bradley Frink
  • Pham Nguyen
  • Zehao Hu (Xi'an Jiaotong University)

High school students

  • Joshua Woodford (Okemos High School)