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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


Industry Expertise (4)

Hardware (not computer) Education/Learning Research Writing and Editing

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  


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


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


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


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


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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


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