Professor Jean M. Quashnock is a researcher in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), also known as the Map of the Universe Project, an effort to catalog and map 100 million galaxies. His research interests include cosmology, large-scale structure in the universe, high-energy astrophysics and gamma-ray bursts, and absorption-line systems in quasar spectra. His work has been published in more than 60 scientific publications.
Prof. Quashnock earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from Princeton University, and his B.Sc. in physics fromMcGill University. He joined the Carthage faculty in 1999. Read more.
"I find Professor Jean Quashnock's excitement for physics infectious, and he's an excellent teacher. He knows just the right pace at which to teach, giving you enough time to understand the material, but also making sure it's not too easy."
— KelliAnn Anderson, '14
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