Research into Transient and Variable Radio Astronomy

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Research on radio signals in Astronomy

I am currently a postdoctoral fellow in astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA, USA.  Specifically, I study radio astronomy signals from space from variable and transient sources, with a particular interest in supernovae and tidal disruption events (black holes that rip apart stars that get too close!).

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Writing about science

When not doing research, I also regularly write freelance articles for various media.  These articles have appeared in magazines such as Astronomy, Discover, and Sky & Telescope.  I also am a top 100 commenter on Reddit, known for my comments that begin with the catchphrase “astronomer here!”

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Yvette Cendes

Welcome!  My name is Yvette Cendes, and I am a Hungarian-American astronomer living in the Netherlands who is the only person on Earth who has been to Everest Base Camp and punched by a wild mountain gorilla.  Beyond this, however, I engage in a lot of activities, which you can read more about here.

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