CSSF Category Awards: 2009
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1911 — First Place
Tejas A. Navaratna, Grade 11 portrait
A Dying Star: The Effects of the Post-Main Sequence Sun on the Biological Sustainability of Various Solar System Objects
Advisor: Ms. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1910 — Second Place
Dylan E. Moore, Grade 9 portrait
A Photoelectrochemical Cell to Obtain Hydrogen from Water with Visible Light
Advisor: Ms. Maafi Gueye
School: Anderson (Arthur) Community Learning Center, Alameda, Alameda County
S1917 — Third Place
Shannon E. Willard, Grade 10 portrait
Detecting the Coriolis Effect in a Hose
Advisor: Mr. Michael Nakaue
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1913 — Fourth Place
William F. Paja, Grade 9 portrait
Solar Cells: Berries vs. Leaves
Advisor: Dr. Joseph D. Cocozza
School: Bravo (Francisco) Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
S1904 — Honorable Mention
Mark D. Canning, Grade 11 portrait
A Study of the Effect of the Curvature of Spacetime on the Speed of a Graviton as Perceived by an Outside Observer
Advisor: Mr. Mark Grubb
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
S1909 — Honorable Mention
Wyatt C. Gormley, Grade 10 portrait
Reflections on Reflection
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County

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