CSSF Category Awards: 2008
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1614 — First Place
Alekzandir J. Morton, Grade 12 portrait
Thomas M. Travagli, Grade 12 portrait
A Galaxy Ablaze from Afar: Infrared Spectrometry of S5 0716+714 Using the Spitzer Space Telescope, a Second-Year Study
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Adkins
School: Deer Valley High School, Anioch, Contra Costa County
S1699 — Second Place
Nilesh Tripuraneni, Grade 11 portrait
Novel Characterizations of the Static and Kinetic Behavior of Liquid Marbles: A Potential Utility in Microfluidics?
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1603 — Third Place
Eric Casavant, Grade 12 portrait
Alex Marshall, Grade 12 portrait
Measuring the Speed of Gravity using Ocean Tide Models in Conjunction with Solar and Lunar Position Tracks
Advisor: Mr. Jon Stark
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1607 — Fourth Place
Magnus A. Haw, Grade 12 portrait
Are Black Hole Mass Estimates Too Large?
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
S1606 — Honorable Mention
Bryce W. Cronkite-Ratcliff, Grade 11 portrait
The Intermolecular Structure of Water via XRS-based XANES
Advisor: Mr. Tom Woosnam
School: Crystal Springs Uplands School, Hillsborough, San Mateo County
S1608 — Honorable Mention
Scott K. Hempy, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Altitude on the Detection of Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber
Advisor: Dr. Joel Sander
School: San Marcos Senior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County

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