NASA

Student Researcher

Winter 2014

  • Analyzed over 200 stars using Kepler telescope data to find correlation between long- and short-cadence data of red giant stars in a blind study
  • Tested diagnostic in second blind study with 74% accuracy in placement of the star’s evolutionary state

Poster Presentation:

D. Miller, Bensel, H., Donelson, F., [and 18 others, including L. Stegner]. (2014, Jan). Using Kepler data to classify the evolutionary state of red giant stars. Poster session presented at the 2014 American Astronomical Society meeting, Washington, DC.

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