Research Interests: Multiwavelength observational astronomy of cataclysmic variable binary stars, nova shells, accretion disks and outflows, X-ray binaries and black holes, common envelope evolution, stellar magnetism, extrasolar planets, starburst galaxies, quasars, time-series analysis; also spaceflight and astronomical instrumentation.
At right: Some images from
Fresno State's Campus Observatory.
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