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Victor Antonio Baules (Caltech)

Victor is a junior at Caltech who is truly "excited by the idea of directly contributing to a better knowledge of the universe". He has also had strong interest in Japanese culture since elementary school, has visited Japan twice and continues to learn about Japanese language and culture with the same passion with which he explores the universe.


  • Internship Start Date 2017
  • Internship End Date   2017
  • Project Optical and X-ray Observations of High-energy Transients
  • Mentor Prof Nobu Kawai
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Artist's depiction of a neutron start. Compact objects such as neutron stars can emit X-ray. Credit: NASA/Dana Berry

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