Analyzing Nulling Pulsars Using Gaussian Mixture Models

Travis Fichtenbauer, “Analyzing Nulling Pulsars Using Gaussian Mixture Models” Mentors: Joseph Swiggum & David Kaplan, Physics Pulsars are rapidly rotating neutron stars that emit radiation from their magnetic poles. A small portion of the pulsar population is known to occasionally…… Read More

STARS@UWM: The Search for Pulsars

Travis Fichtenbauer, Sparrow Roch, Claire Bolda, Natalie Meyers & Herbert De Leon, “STARS@UWM: The Search for Pulsars” Mentors: David Kaplan, Sarah Vigeland & Joseph Swiggum, Physics Pulsars are a type of evolved star that are extremely dense and rotate with…… Read More