Current Contracts

Title

Principal Investigator

Identifying Unidentified Fermi-LAT Objects (UFOs) at High-Latitude Chi Cheung
High Latitude Charge Exchange X-rays from Comet PANSTARRS in the Cold Polar Solar Wind Damian Christian
Measuring the Hubble Flow Hubble Constant Kem Cook                  
Discriminating Competing Models for the Origin of Fossil Groups of Galaxies with Suzaku Renato Dupke
The Swift View of AGN: Insights from Multiwavelength Variability Jonathan Gelbord
Wide Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization: The SEEDS of Planet Formation and Beyond Carol Grady
Crossing the Snow Line: Mapping Ice Photodesorption Products in the Disks of Herbig Ae-Fe Stars Carol Grady
Disk Tomography of Stratified Herbig Ae Protoplanetary Disks with SOFIA FORCAST Carol Grady
Emission line Astronomy Coronagraphic Narrow Band Imaging and Integral Field Spectroscopy Carol Grady
Emission Line Astronomy Coronagraphic Narrow Band Imaging and Integral Field Spectroscopy Carol Grady
Spatially-resolved far-infrared imaging of bright debris disks; studying the disk structure and the stirring mechanism, outflows from evolved Class II sources: an Herschel/HIFI insight into the kinematical/physical properties of the atomic and molecular component and Exploring the gaseous component of debris disks of high fractional luminosity: a deep [O I] 63.2 micron survey with Herschel Carol Grady
Gas in Protoplanetary Systems (GASPS) Carol Grady
Probing for Exoplanets Hiding in Dusty Debris Disks: Inner {<10 AU} Disk Imaging Characterization, and Exploration Carol Grady
Disk Tomography and Dynamics: A time-dependent study of known mid-infrared variable young stellar objects Carol Grady
Emission Line Astronomy-Fabry-Perot and Integral Field Spectrograph Carol Grady
Collaborative Research: Diagnosing the SEEDS of Planet Formation Carol Grady
The Stars and Edge-on Disks of PDS 144: An Intermediate-Mass Analog of Wide T Tauri Multiple Stars Carol Grady
X-Ray Activity and Winds in Young A Stars at the Epoch of Disk Clearing Carol Grady
Probing the Evolution of Activity in Herbig Ae Stars with FUSE Carol Grady
Solar Systems Information: A NICMOS Coronagraphic Survey of Protoplanetary and Debris Disks Carol Grady
The Environment and Evolution of Young Stars and Planetary Systems: Improving the Dating of the Nearest Herbig AE Stars Carol Grady
SUZAKU AO-5 Observations of Moderate-Redshift Optically-Selected Clusters of Galaxies Amalia Hicks
Expanding the Frontiers with Chandra: Observations of the most massive z>0.6 cluster of galaxies Amalia Hicks
Taming the Invisible Monster: The Disk of Epsilon Aurigae in the Far Infrared Donald Hoard
First Multi-Orbit Time Series Observations of Jets in Ultra-compact X-ray Binaries Donald Hoard
Interpreting Observations of Galaxies through simulations with realistic ISM Physics Patrik Jonsson
W43 Extreme Star Formation in the Glactic Bar Kathleen Kraemer
A Multiwavelength Study of Recurrent Novae in the Bulge of M31 Arunav Kundu
Low Mass X-ray Binaries in Spiral Galaxies Arunav Kundu
Classical Novae in M87 Arunav Kundu
A Multiwavelength Study of Low Mass X-ray Binaries in the Bulge of M31 Arunav Kundu
Understanding the Variability of the First Globular Cluster Black Hole Arunav Kundu
Beyond the acronym populations': Halpha-selected galaxies at z~2PID 80159 Janice Lee
Spectral and Timing Studies of a Sample of Hyperluminous X-Ray Sources Jifeng Liu
Identifying New qLMXBs in Milky Way Globular Cluster Cores David Morris
A New Insight into Open Cluster Internal Dynamics and Neutron Star Formation David Pooley
Chandra Observations of New X-ray Supernovae David Pooley
Spatially Resolved Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies and its Relationship to X-Ray Binaries and Surpernovae from Spitzer, Galex, Chandra, XMM, and Supernova Observations David Pooley
Transient LMXBs in Globular Clusters: More Numerous than We Thought? David Pooley
A Comprehensive Search for All Known Core Collapse Supernovae David Pooley
Determiation of Dark Matter Fractions and M/L in Elliptical Galaxies David Pooley
Investigationg the emission of extraordinarily luminous and unusual supernovae David Pooley
Transient IMXBs in Globular Clusters: More Numerous than We Thought? David Pooley
Direct Determination of Dark Matter Fractions and M/L in slliptical Galaxies David Pooley
OH and H2O as Diagnostics of UV Processes and Turbulence in Disk Ryan Porter
Keeping the cool gas in galaxy clusters warm, Herschel OT1_wjaffe_1 Ryan Porter
Spatially Resolved Star Formation in Nearby Galaxies and its Relationship to X-Ray Binaries and Supernovae from Spitzer, Galex, Chandra, XMM, and Supernova Observations Saul Rappaport
V1309 Sco: the First Directly Observed Merging Binary Saul Rappaport
Arp 143: Collisional Ring Galaxy Saul Rappaport
Galaxies in Collision: NGC 2207 & IC 2163 Saul Rappaport
Possible Disintegrating Short-Period Super-Mercury Orbiting KIC12557548 Saul Rappaport
Colliding Galaxies Arp 256 and NGC 5754/52 Saul Rappaport
Collisional Ring Galaxy Arp 148 Saul Rappaport
Environmental Impact on Planetary Systems in the Rich Alpha Per Cluster Joseph Rhee
Do Stars with rocky terrestrial planets also have Edgeworth-Kuiper Belts and Herschel characterization of the new class of dusty first-ascent giant stars Joseph Rhee
Studying Correlations in X-Ray Emission from Pulsars Using Consistent Analyses and Accurate Distances Mallory Roberts
Chandra Observations of More New Black Widows Mallory Roberts
Chandra Observations of More New Black Widows and Redbacks in the Galactic Field Mallory Roberts
First X-ray Observations of Four New Fermi-Associatied Black-Widow Pulsars Mallory Roberts
Systematic Search for X-ray Counterparts of FERMI-LAT Unassociated Sources Using Swift: New Blazers, Pulsars and More Pablo Saz-Parkinson
PRONOUNCED - Polarimetry Reduction of NICMOS Observations Using New Calibations and Enhanced Data Murray Silverstone
Probing for Exoplanets Hiding in Dusty Debris Disks: Inner {<10 AU } Disk Imaging, Characterization, and Exploration Murray Silverstone
Scaling Relations of Galaxy Groups and Poor Clusters Ming Sun
A Hot X-ray Trail from a Transforming Galaxy in A3627 Ming Sun
X-raying the Spectacular Star Forming Trail Behind IC3418 Ming Sun
Dust in the Wind: The Role of Dust in Ram Pressure Stripped Gas and Intracluster Star Formation (Part II) Herscel OT2_cssivanan_2 Ming Sun
Strong Shocks, Cavities and AGN Heating in Galaxy Groups Ming Sun
A Hot X-Ray Tail from a Transforming Galaxy in A3627 Ming Sun
AGN Heating and Cooling in the Most Luminous Group Cool Core Ming Sun
Investigating the Compton-Thick Absorbers in AGN: Overhauling the AGN Paradigm Jane Turner
Occultation Measurements of the Embedded Wind Shock Distribution in the Nearest Eclipsing O-star Binary Wayne Waldron
XXM: The Drop in X-ray Flux at Specral Type B-1: Evidence for a B Star Dividing Line? Wayne Waldron
Understanding the Weak Winds: High-Resolution Chandra Spectroscopy of mu Col Wayne Waldron
A Study of Wind Clumps and Bow Shock Structures in Hot Star Stellar Winds Wayne Waldron
Using a Cool B Supergiant to Probe the Deepest X-ray Emitting Layers of a Dense Stellar Wind Wayne Waldron
Exploring Connections Between Magnetism and X-ray Emission in Massive Stars Wayne Waldron
Using Fe XVII Emission Line Ratios to Probe the X-ray Source Structure in OB Stellar Winds Wayne Waldron
Mapping the Nearest Non-Cool Core Cluster out to R200 Ka-Wah Wong
Understanding the Origin of the Central Abundance Abnormality in Galaxy Clusters Ka-Wah Wong
Multi Wavelength Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium: O and Ne Abundance Ratio Yangsen Yao
Calibrating Atomic Data with X-ray Absorption Lines Yangsen Yao

 

Recent Research Contracts

Title

Principal Investigator

Removing a Source for Planetary Detection Bias: Stellar Granulation Models for Keplar Derek Buzasi
Automated Classification Methods for Astronomical Object Identification David Bazell
Novel Approaches to Supervised and Unsupervised Data Exploration David Bazell
Expanding Pne: Distances and Hydro Models Bradford Behr
Imaging CO Cameron Band Stuctures in the Red Tectangle Philip Bennett
The Brilliant Lives of Massive Stars Philip Bennett
Masses and Mass Loss Rates of Red Supergiants in Binaries II Philip Bennett
UV Photometry of RR Lyrae Stars Stanley Browne
Discovery and Characterization of Variable B Stars using the WIRE Data base Derek Buzasi
IRAC Survey of Large-Scale Quasar Jets Chi Cheung
Chandra Imaging of the Highest Redshift Relativistic Jets Chi Cheung
The Power Within the PacMan Nebula: Triggered Star Formation in NGC 281 Damian Christian
High Resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy of 8P/tuttle Damian Christian
High Resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy of the Chandra Comet Survey Damian Christian
Testing Accretion Models of AM Hers/The New CV EUVE J2115-586 Damian Christian
Discovering New Sources with the EUVE Right Angle Program Damian Christian
EUVE Spectroscopy of EUV Selected White Dwarf Binaries Damian Christian
Testing Accretion Models of AM Hers, cont'd Damian Christian
Further EUVE Observations of Asynchronous Polar EUVE J2115-586 Damian Christian
The Magnetic Field Structure of the 450 MG Ultramassive White Dwarf EUVE J0317-855 Damian Christian
Continued Discoveries with the EUVE Right Angle Program Damian Christian
Collabrative Research: Highly Structured Models and Statistical Computation in High Energy Astrophysics Alanna Connors
Developing Methods of Incorporate Calibration Uncertanties in Data Analysis Alanna Connors
CGRO-Comptel Rapid Burst Response Alanna Connors
Catching the X-Ray Glow from a GRB with New Approaches for RXTE and HEAO 1 Alanna Connors
Advanced Statistical & Data Analysis Tools for Astrophysics Alanna Connors
Astrostatistical Tools in Python Alanna Connors
Direct Observations of Dark Matter from a Second Bullet: The Spectacular Abell 2744 Renato Dupke
The Origin and Evolution of Fossil Groups Renato Dupke
Metal Injection and Dynamics of the Intracluster Medium Renato Dupke
Hard X-Ray Properties of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies Rick Edelson
Chandra Snapshot Observations of Soft X-Ray Transient AGN Rick Edelson
Mining The Rich Archive for 47 Tucanae Peter Edmonds
The Space Elevator Brad Edwards
Absolute Spectographic Calibrations to 1% from the FUV through the Near-IR David S. Finley
Multi-Wavelength Studies of Hot DA White Dwarfs David S. Finley
The Chemical Composition of Massive DA White Dwarfs David S. Finley
The Stark Truth about Hot, Dense Hydrogen Plasmas David S. Finley
The Influence of Weak Winds on DAO Abundances David S. Finley
Dust and the Far UV Spectral Energy Distribution of AGN's Martin Gaskell
NRA / Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences - 2008 Carol Grady
Spatially-Resolved Far-Inared Imaging of Bright Debris Disks: Studying the Disk Structure and Stirring Mechanism Carol Grady
 Support for the Acquisition and Deep Imagery at the Wavelength of Emission Features Detered in Multi-Object Spectroscopy using the Goddard Fabry-Perot at the Apache Point Observatory 3.5 Telescope to Search for Proto-Galaxy Clusters at teh Redshift of the Lyman Alpha Blobs Carol Grady
The Stars and Edge-on disks of PDS 144: an Intermediate-Mass Analog of Wide T Tauri Multiple Stars Carol Grady
Dust Grain Evolution in Herbig AE Stars: NICMOS Coronographic Imaging and Polarimetry Carol Grady
The Origin of Warm Debris Disks Around Solar Analogues Carol Grady
X-Ray Emission from a 7Myr Old, Accreting Herbig Ae Star and its Jet: MWC 480 Carol Grady
A Fpllow-up Study of Warm Devris Disks Discovered in the Spitzer Archive: Investigation of the Structure and Origin of the Closest Analogues of the Inner Solar System Carol Grady
Study of an ISO-Based Sample of Vega Stars Carol Grady
X-Ray activity and Winds in Young A Stars and the Epoch of Disk Clearing Carol Grady
Evolution of Debris Disks  Around A Stars in Young Clusters Carol Grady
X-Ray Activity and Winds in Young A Stars at the Epoch of Disk Clearing Carol Grady
Investigation of the Vega Phenomenon Amoung F-Type Stars of Known Infrared Excess (and) The Evolution of Circumstellar Disks as Traced by Coeval Stellar Clusters: From Protoplanetary Toward Debris Disks Carol Grady
Probing the Evolution of Activity in Herbig Ae Stars with FUSE Carol Grady
The Environment and Evolution of Young Stars and Planetary Systems:Improving the Dating of the nearest Herbig AE Stars Carol Grady
Emission Line Astronomy-Fabry-Perot and Integral Field Spectrograh Carol Grady
Mapping the Gaseous Content of Protoplanetary and Young Planetary Systems with ACS Carol Grady
Solar Systems in Formation: A NICMOS Coronagraphic Survey of Protoplanetary and Debris Disks Carol Grady
ADP-Herbig AE Stars Carol Grady
T Tauri Star Coronagraphic Survey: A PMS Protoplanetary Disk Census Carol Grady
H2 in Herbig AE Stars Carol Grady
STIS Collaboration and Scientific Research Done by Dr. Carol Grady Carol Grady
Probing the Evolution of Stellar Activity in Young Stars with FUSE Carol Grady
Realizing Spitzer's Far IR Background Science Potential Bruce Grossan
Cosmic Far-IR Background Fluctuationg Studies of the FLS for Spitzer Space Telescope Bruce Grossan
Analysis of Sky Fluctuations from HXTE V Duane Gruber
Searching for Gamma Ray Pulsations From Accretion Powered Millisecond Pulsars  Jacob Hartman
SMM-Newton AO-6 The Abell 3395 - Abell 3391 Filament in the Horologium Super Cluster Mark Henriksen
Chandra Study of the Structure of the Southern Part of the Horologium Supercluster Mark Henriksen
X-ray Observation of DW Uma: A Cure for the SW Sex Syndrome Donald W. Hoard
An X-ray Study of Hot Plasma in the Interacting Binary Beta Lyrae Jennifer Hoffman
Precision Cosmological Constraint from a Large X-ray selected Cluster Survey Garrett Jernigan
Exist Mission Concept Study Garrett Jernigan
Development of Thick Silicon Detectors for EXIST Garrett Jernigan
A Search for Microsecond Variability from Bright Galactic X-Ray Source Garrett Jernigan
A Multi-Frequency Study of Circinus X-1 Garrett Jernigan
X-Ray Pulsar Studies with RXTE Garrett Jernigan
Localization of Optically-Dark Gamma-Ray Bursts Garrett Jernigan
Variability Studies of Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H0419-577 Herman Marshall
EUV Spectroscopy of the Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H0419-577 & EUVE Spectrometer / Deep Survey Ovservations of Her X-1 Herman Marshall
HETG Observations of an Unusual Feature in the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy Ark 564 Herman Marshall
Going Long: A 70 Micron Survey of Nearby Young Stellar Objects Caer McCabe
4U 2129+47: From ADIOS To ADAF or Isolated Neutron Star Michael Nowak
Correlative Study of Swift X-ray and Optical Afterglows Alin Panaitescu
Investigating Globular Cluster Dynamics with Fermi David Pooley
Chandra Observations of New X-ray Supernovae David Pooley
Luminous Supersoft X-ray Quasars David Pooley
Chandra Observations of a New Galactic Globular Cluster David Pooley
Understanding the Current Dynamical States of Globular Clusters David Pooley
Chandra Observation of New X-ray Supernovae David Pooley
Catching Up to the Hydrogen Enevelope: Late-Time X-ray Observations of Tyle lb/cSNe David Pooley
The X-Ray Cluster Environment of Blazars Joseph Pesce
An Unbiased Survey of X-Ray and Optical Emission from Extended Radio Jets in AGN Joseph Pesce
The Physics of Relativistic Jets: Deep Chandra and HST Observations of Two Newly Discovered Jets Joseph Pesce
Chandra Observations of a Uniform Sample of FRI Galaxies Joseph Pesce
Nonthermal Emission in A2163 Yoel Rafaeli
Pulse Searches of Probable Gev Pulsars Associated with Tev Sources Mallory Roberts
XMM-Newton Observation of Two Unusual Binary Pulsars Mallory Roberts
High Energy Pulsed Observations of the Young Pulsar in SNR 3C 58 Mallory Roberts
A Small Chandra Survey of Hard X-Ray Sources in Gamma-Ray Error Boxes Mallory Roberts
Searching for X-Ray Counterparts of Two Galactic TEV Sources Mallory Roberts
Comfirming the Structure of the Nebular Trail of PSR J1614-2230 Mallory Roberts
XMM-Newton Studies of the Remarkable Binary Millisecond Pulsar PSR J1614-2230 Mallory Roberts
Further Imaging of RPWN in Variable Gamma-Ray Energy Boxes Mallory Roberts
Completing a Small Chandra Survey of Hard X-Ray Sources in Gamma-Ray Error Boxes Mallory Roberts
Spectral and Spatial Characteristics of PSR J1420-6047 Nebula: Testing the Association with Hess J1420-607 Mallory Roberts
X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Timing and Spectral Studies of Five Radio Quiet Pulsars Mallory Roberts
Imagin G75.2+0.1, The Pulsar Wind Nebula inG11.2-0.3 Mallory Roberts
A Search for X-rays from Pulsars Discovered by Fermi Mallory Roberts
Pulsar Survey of FERMI Sources not in the Bright Source List Mallory Roberts
Spectral and Spatial Characteritics of the Kookaburra's Northern Wing Mallory Roberts
Spectral and Spatial characteristics of PSR J1420-6047 Nebula: Testing the association with HESS J1420-607 Mallory Roberts
Further Imaging of RPWN in Variable Gamma-Ray Energy Boxes Mallory Roberts
High Energy Pulsed Observations of the Young Pulsar in SNR 3C 58 Mallory Roberts
XMM-Newton Observations of Two Unusual Binary Pulsars Mallory Roberts
PSR J2021+3651: A Gamma-Ray Pulsar at the Edge of the Galaxy Mallory Roberts
The Dynamics of the Pulsar Wind Nebula in G11.2-0.3 Mallory Roberts
PSR J2021+3651: A Gamma-Ray Pulsar at the Edge of the Galaxy Mallory Roberts
The Dynamics of the Pulsar Wind Nebula in G11.2-0.3 Mallory Roberts
A Legacy Archive PSF Library and Circumstellar Environments (LAPLAE) Investigation Murray Silverstone
Coronal Properties of the High-Metallicity G IV-V Star 11 Lmi Theodore Simon
X-Ray Emission from Low-Mass Protostars in Two Small Dark Clouds Theodore Simon
X-Ray Emission from Low-Mass Protostar in a Small Dark Cloud Theodore Simon
Boundaries Conditions of the Heliosphere Jonathan Slavin
High-Resolution Imagery of Jets from Superluminal X-Ray Transients Marco Tavani
The Nature of Gamma-Ray Burster Host Galaxies Marco Tavani
The Nature of GRB970228 and its Surrounding Nebulosity Marco Tavani
Observations of a Possible Counterpart of GRB970508 Marco Tavani
Broad Band Long Term Monitoring of X-Ray Bursters Marco Tavani
Spectral Analysis of Gamma-Ray Bursts Marco Tavani
A Spectral Study of Gamma-Ray Bursts with SMM/GRS Marco Tavani
The Unseen Spectrum - A Traveling Lecture/Demonstration for the Oakland Public Schools John Vallerga
Locating the Elusive Counterpart of the Unusual X-ray Dipper X1624-490 Stefanie Wachter
A Study of the Discontinuous Drop in X-ray Emission at Spectral Type B1 Wayne Waldron
Can Different Elements Move with Different Velocities in a Radiatively Driven Stellar Wind? Wayne Waldron
Multiple X-Ray Emission Periodicity in the Rapidily Rotating O-Star, Zeta OPH Wayne Waldron
A Study of the Variable Hard X-Ray Emission from the Massive Interacting Binary Beta Lyrae Wayne Waldron
An X-Ray Study of Hot Plasma in the Interacting Binary Beta Lyrae Wayne Waldron
The B Supergiant by Bistability Jump in X-Ray Emission Wayne Waldron
The Activity Rate of dMa Flare Stars in the Hyades Open Cluster Barry Welsh
Finding UV-Variable AGN Barry Welsh
A Long Look Down The BETA CMA Interstellar Tunnel Barry Welsh
Probing the Local Bubble-Inner Halo Connection Barry Welsh