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Physics PhD Student Making Strides with Neutron Stars

April 11, 2016

Hector Okada da Silva

Hector Okada da Silva

Hector Okada da Silva—recognized for giving the best student talk at the Gulf Coast Gravity Meeting organized by the American Physical Society last February—works with Emanuele Berti, associate professor of physics and astronomy, on research “to test general relativity’s predictions, comparing theories of gravity against observations in an astrophysical context.”

Read his story, in the University of Mississippi Graduate School Spring 2016 Newsletter>>