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Brett Bochner

Professor of Physics and Astronomy


Degrees

PHD, 1998, Mass Institute Technology; BS, 1991, California Institute of Tech


Bio

Selected Publications:

  • B. Bochner, “Cosmic Acceleration and Concordance from Causal Backreaction with Recursive Nonlinearities”, International Journal of Modern Physics D (IJMPD) Vol. 22, No. 13, 1330026 (2013); e-print (arXiv:1206.5056)
  • B. Bochner, D. Pappas, and M. Dong, “Testing Lambda and the Limits of Cosmography with the Union2.1 Supernova Compilation”, e-print (arXiv:1308.6050)
  • B. Abbott et al., “Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspirals in LIGO data”, Physical Review D, Vol. 73, 062001 (2006)

Research Interests

  • Very Early Universe Cosmology
  • The Observed Acceleration of the Universe, Dark Energy, and Large-Scale Structure Formation
  • Gravitational Wave Generation and Detection

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ASTR 011 (NS) THE SOLAR SYSTEM Undergraduate
ASTR 012 (NS) STARS AND GALAXIES Undergraduate
ASTR 014F (NS) LAB: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM Undergraduate
ASTR 014S (NS) SHINING STARS AND BEYOND Undergraduate
ASTR 190 INDEPENDENT STUDIES Undergraduate
PHYS 171 INDEPENDENT UG RESEARCH Undergraduate
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