The BDNYC team’s project proposal entitled “Read Between the Lines: Determining Atmosphere and Bulk Compositions for Planetary Mass Objects Using Spectral Retrievals” was selected for a NASA Exoplanets Research Program (XRP) grant.
BDNYC member and fourth year CUNY graduate student Mark Popinchalk has recently posted a first-author paper which explores the tricky territory of M dwarf rotation rates.
The BDNYC team is thrilled to announce that our artist-in-residence, Janani Balasubramanian, has been awarded a 2021 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship, for an excerpted draft from their brown dwarf-themed novel, Harold & Okno.
The BDNYC team is pleased to announce that Rocio Kiman will be defending her PhD dissertation on July 16, 2021, and has accepted postdoc positions at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara and the California Institute of Technology.
No matter where we live in the world, to look up at the night sky and wonder about our place in the universe is human. “We are all looking at the same sky,” says Lisseth Gonzales Quevedo, a Bachelor of Physics at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) in Lima, Peru. It is through this inherently human fascination for the universe that two BDNYC members are helping to bring scientific thought to the children and youth of Peru.
The BDNYC team is delighted to share the graduate school decisions of three of our members: Elena Litvinova Mitra, Jose I. Adorno, and Austin Rothermich.
In a celebratory tribute to women in science, passersby to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City can now enjoy a visually stunning and AR-enabled mural inspired by the research of BDNYC co-founder Dr. Jackie Faherty, and our very own enigmas of the Galaxy—brown dwarfs.
The BDNYC group is excited to congratulate two alumni members on their National Science Fellowship (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awards! Victoria DiTomasso and Allison (Allie) McCarthy have both won NSF GRFP fellowships for the 2021 award year.