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Tiara Hung (UMD, USA)

Tiara Hung is a graduate student at the University of Maryland, College Park


  • Internship Start Date 1 May 2017
  • Internship End Date   1 September 2017
  • Project Tidal Disruption Events (TDEs) and AGN variability studies with ZTF
  • Host Collaborators Prof. Mansi Kasliwal
  • Caltech, USA

When a start gets close to a black hole it can get ripped apart by the black hole's tidal forces. Astronomers refer to such events as "tidal disruption events".

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.