A&M-Commerce Students Place Highly at Physics Meeting

A&M-Commerce physics students presented at the spring meeting for the Texas sections of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers. The meeting took place March 10-12 at Abilene Christian University.

Graduate student Amber Stinson received joint first place for her presentation, “The Strength of Nuclear Pasta in Neutron Star Crusts.”

Presentations by graduate student Rebecca Preston and undergraduate Flint Morgan also placed highly. Preston presented, “Bayesian Inference of Neutron Star Crust Properties Using Neutron Skin Constraints.” Morgan presented, “A three-component pulsar glitch model with realistic microphysics.”

Learn more about the Department of Physics and Astronomy at A&M-Commerce.