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John-Paul Gilhooley (LJMU)

John-Paul is an undergraduate at the Liverpool John Moores University majoring in physics.


  • Internship Start Date July 17, 2017
  • Internship End Date   Sept 10, 2017
  • Project Identification of the lost mass around Luminous Blue Variables
  • Mentor Dr. Nadia Blagorodnova
  • Caltech, USA

Luminous Blue Variables are very rare, massive evolving stars with extremely unpredictable behaviour. Credit: Hubble/ESA

GROWTH is funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No 1545949. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.