AVI SHPORER

Postdoctoral Scholar, Caltech



Somewhere, something incredible  is waiting to be known.
Carl Sagan
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About ME:

I am currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the California Institute of Technology, and a former Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA. I am an observational astronomer working primarily on time domain astronomy, in the optical and IR.

Research Interests:

Exoplanets, brown dwarfs, binary stars; the beaming effect (Doppler boosting), orbital phase curves; time series astronomy, variable stars; binary white dwarfs, X-ray binaries.

upcoming and Recent Activities:

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CV (PDF)

Publications: ADS, PDF