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Paul Tjossem

Grinnell College

Charlotte Christensen is an associate professor of physics at Grinnell College. She earned her B.A. in physics at Carleton College and her Ph.D. in Astronomy at the University of Washington. She joined the Grinnell College faculty in 2014 following her Theory Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Arizona Astronomy Department. Her research is focused on understanding the process of galaxy formation through the use of detailed computer simulations. She has received a number of grants and awards, including a 2018 National Science Foundation CAREER Grant, which supports her and her students’ research into the cessation of star formation in satellite galaxies and her work incorporating computational instruction into the undergraduate physics curriculum.

Books by Paul Tjossem

Python for Classical Mechanics
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