About Shane L. Larson
Gravitational wave astronomy, Relativistic astrophysics, General relativity, and Cosmology
Honors and Awards
- Exemplary Collaboration Award, Weber State University (2009)
- Accepted to Gravitational Wave Astronomy, summer workshop (2008)
- Accepted to LISA Data: Analysis, Sources and Science - summer workshop (2005)
- Member of APS Topical Group in Gravitation Speakers Bureau (2004-2005)
- Research Highlight in Classical and Quantum Gravity (2002)
- NASA Space Grant Graduate Student Internship, Montana State University (1994-1999)
- Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year, Montana State University - Department of Physics (1993)
- Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year (Honorable Mention), Montana State University - Department of Physics (1992)
- Presidential Scholar, Oregon State University (1987-1991)
- DeWuhs-Keckritz Scholar, Oregon State University (1987)
Phone: (435) 797-8838
Location: Science Engineering Research (SER) 236
Modeling Spiral Galaxy Surface Luminosity to Explain Non-Uniform Inclination Distributions
223rd American Astronomical Meeting, 5-9 January 2014, Washington, DC (2014)
The distribution of spiral and bar galaxy orientations is expected to be uniform. However, analysis of several major galaxy catalogs ...
Characterizing and Quantifying Night Sky Brightness in Utah and Arizona
ALAN 2013 First International Conference on Artificial Light at Night, Berlin, Germany (2013)
As part of a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program with the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), I (with mentor ...
Hands-On Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Extracting Astrophysical Information from Simulated Signals
The American Journal of Physics (2007)
In this article we introduce an activity in which introductory astronomy students act as gravitational wave astronomers by extracting information ...