Alumni (Fellow)

Patrick King

C. Mark Pirrung Family Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2018
Hometown: Warrenton, Virginia
B.S. College of William and Mary (2013)
M.S. University of Virginia (2015)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Thesis Description

Gas Dynamics Near and Far: Observational Magnetohydrodynamics in Interstellar Clouds and X-Ray Ablation of Asteroids for Earth’s Defense

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