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ESP Biography



ADAM BURGASSER, UCSD Professor of Physics




Major: Physics

College/Employer: UCSD

Year of Graduation: 1996

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Adam Burgasser is a Professor in the Department of Physics at UC San Diego and an observational astrophysicist investigating the lowest mass stars, coldest brown dwarfs, and exoplanets. He was one of the discoverers of the Trappist-1 planetary system. Prof. Burgasser is also involved in Physics and Astronomy Education Research, and studies in particular art-based practices for physics learning and research.



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