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Astronomy Grad Student Awarded NSF Postdoc Fellowship

2/20/2015  8:00 am

Rukmani VijayaraghavanAstronomy PhD student Rukmani Vijayaraghavan has been awarded a NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship is awarded annually to ~10 PhD astronomers, allowing them to conduct their research anywhere in the country. Ms. Vijayaraghavan has selected the University of Virginia, where she will carry out an ambitious study of the astrophysics of galaxy clusters.