Splash Biography

ANNIE GIMAN, Yale Junior Studying Astrophysics

Major: Astrophysics

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hi! I'm a junior from New York, NY studying astrophysics. My research focuses on active galactic nuclei, which are supermassive black holes that reside at the center of (most) galaxies. Besides science, I'm a huge Yankees (and general baseball) fan, avid knitter, and frequent jeopardy watcher.

Past Classes

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S4715: Black Holes Suck in Splash Spring 2023 (Apr. 01, 2023)
Black holes suck...like a vacuum. They're some of the weirdest and coolest objects in the universe. Far from the theoretical quirk of mathematics they started out as, we can actually take images of them now! How do black holes work, where do we find them, and what do we still want to learn? Come and find out!

X4722: Python and Power Hitting: An Introduction to Data Science through Baseball in Splash Spring 2023 (Apr. 01, 2023)
Curious about coding? Enjoy cool plots? Like baseball? Come to learn all of the above! Baseball is becoming ruled by Sabermetrics, the statistical analysis of baseball. Through looking at some fun baseball statistics, we'll learn the principles of data science through the Python programming language.