For the Record - Week of May 9, 2024

Publication Date

Kimmo Rosenthal, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, has had his essay "The Twilight of Cellos (Reading Louise Glück)" accepted for publication in The RavensPerch. The essay discusses the work of the late Nobel Laureate Louise Glück, in particular her later books of poetry.

Three exoplanet papers with Union College co-authors have been published. They include:

  • “TOI-663: A newly discovered multi-planet system with three transiting mini-Neptunes orbiting an early M star” with Francis Wilkin, a senior lecturer in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, in Astronomy & Astrophysics, May 2024
  • “Discovery of two warm mini-Neptunes with contrasting densities orbiting the young K3V star TOI-815,” with Francis Wilkin and Devin Ramos ’25, in Astronomy & Astrophysics, May 2024; and
  • “Identification of the Top TESS Objects of Interest for Atmospheric Characterization of Transiting Exoplanets with JWST” with Georgia Mraz ’21 in the May issue of Astronomical Journal. Mraz’s research was advised by Wilkin while she was at Union. She is now a Ph.D. student at McGill University in Montreal.