Jeffrey Silverman

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Type-Ia Supernovae and Their Utility as Cosmological Distance Indicators
Contact information:
Fellowship status:
Starting year: 2013
Research Interests:

supernovae, transients, optical spectroscopy

Education and Outreach Interests:

middle and high school kinesthetic activities, middle and high school teacher training and professional development, McDonald Observatory Teacher Training Workshops, public lectures to various audiences (middle schoolers, high schoolers, college kids, adults, amateur astronomy clubs, retirees, UT Austin alums, etc.) and in a variety of locales (schools, clubs, parks, retirement communities, pubs, etc.), founder and organizer of UT Austin Astronomy Graduate Student Postdoc Seminar (GSPS), co-organizer of Astronomy on Tap ATX (AoTATX)