NASA grant allows professor to discover what is inside stars

Dr. Gregory Felden with his telescope
Dr. Gregory Feiden will use his telescope for NASA-funded research to study what goes on inside stars.

Dr. Gregory Feiden, assistant professor of astronomy at UNG, was awarded funding from NASA for a research grant proposal to study what goes on inside stars to produce properties that astronomers can measure.

Feiden was awarded funding as a co-investigator on a research grant proposal through NASA’s Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) Astrophysics Theory Program.

The proposal, titled “Insights into Globular Cluster Multiple Populations from Self-Consistent Stellar Models,” was awarded $415,797, with Feiden receiving a $63,293 sub-award.