Dr. Hillwig Awarded NSF Grant for Binary Star Study

Dr. Todd Hillwig has been awarded a $212,000 grant from the NSF to fund his research into the end-stages of the lives of binary stars. Dr. Hillwig has been studying these systems for several years using telescopes around the world, including the remotely-operated telescopes of the SARA consortium, of which Valpo is a member. The grant will help fund the continued inclusion of undergraduate researchers in this exciting work.

 

For more information, see the official press release here