Recent Publications

The detection of the Fermi Bubbles suggests that spiral galaxies such as the Milky Way can undergo active periods. Using gamma-ray …

Compact binary systems can provide us with unique information on astroparticle acceleration and cosmic ray production. However, only …

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Here are some questions to consider on your graduate school visits to help you evaluate the program.

Projects

Senior Thesis

Using machine learning to classify galaxy spectra as containing a type Ia supernova or not.

RR Lyrae stars in M15

Observations of variable stars in the globular cluster M15 to measure its distance.

Gravitational Waves

I derive the equations describing gravitational waves and apply them to a binary black hole system.

Contact

  • rrubenza@caltech.edu
  • 250 Cahill Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Caltech, Pasadena, California, 91125, USA