Webster Cash

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Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy
University of Colorado
Campus Box 389
Boulder, CO 80309-0389


    Professor
    Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
    Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences

    Research Office: ARL 175C
              Phone: 303-492-4056
    Teaching Office: Duane F913
               Phone 303-492-0354




    Email: webster.cash@colorado.edu


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Teaching:

  • ASTR 3800 -- Data Analysis and Computing                  Spring 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
    ASTR 1200
    -- Stars and Galaxies                                   Fall 2014
  • ASTR 3730 -- Astrophysics 1                                         Fall, 2013, Fall 2012
  • ASTR 1030-- Astronomy 1                                           Fall 2010
  • ASTR 1020 -- Astronomy 1                                           Spring 2010
  • ASTR 2600 -- Computational Techniques                       Fall     2009
  • ASTR 3830 -- Astrophysics 2                                        Spring 2009

Research Interests:

  • Design, fabrication, and use of instrumentation for visible, ultraviolet and x-ray bands.
  • Development of grazing incidence techniques for imaging and spectroscopy in the x-ray.
  • New techniques for planet finding.

Planet Finding

The last decade has seen the opening of studies of planets around other stars, yet we still must infer their existence indirectly. I am working on alternative optical techniques that can lead to direct observation of these exo-planets.




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