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Michael Siegel - Pennsylvania State University. University Park, PA, US

Michael Siegel Michael Siegel

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics | Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, UNITED STATES

Lead scientist for NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

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Areas of Expertise (7)

Gravity Physics NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope NASA Astronomy Telescopes Physics and Astronomy

Media Appearances (1)

Penn State’s NASA-run Swift satellite sends signals of star bursts

Daily Collegian  

2016-09-23

Michael Siegel began working on Swift when he started working at Penn State in 2009.

Siegel heads the Ultraviolet Optical Telescope instrument team. On a daily basis, he does scientific research and manages the UVOT itself, while handling the technical details of requests to observe...

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Articles (5)

The ACS survey of galactic globular clusters. IX. Horizontal branch morphology and the second parameter phenomenon The Astrophysical Journal

2009

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The ACS Survey of globular clusters. V. Generating a comprehensive star catalog for each cluster The Astronomical Journal

2008

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The ACS survey of Galactic globular clusters. I. Overview and clusters without previous Hubble Space Telescope photometry The Astronomical Journal

2007

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The ACS survey of Galactic globular clusters: M54 and young populations in the Sagittarius dwarf spheroidal Galaxy The Astrophysical Journal

2007

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Exploring halo substructure with giant stars. X. Extended dark matter or tidal disruption?: The case for the Leo I dwarf spheroidal galaxy The Astrophysical Journal

2007

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