Paul La Plante (Computer Science) was awarded a three-year, $707,955 grant from the National Science Foundation titled, "Collaborative Research: Exploring Reionization and the Cosmic Dawn through Cross-Correlations." The goal of this grant is to improve our understanding of the first stars and galaxies in the universe, and combine data from different telescopes to make a more complete picture of this era. This collaborative grant includes co-PIs Steven Furlanetto at UCLA and Steven Murray at Arizona State University. He has also been awarded a grant from NASA via the Astrophysics Theory Program to perform similar research.
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