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Grant R. Tremblay '06

Major: Physics and Astronomy
Company: Yale University
Title: NASA Einstein Fellow
Field of Work: Science/Research

What do you do?

Research in observational astrophysics. Use the Hubble Space Telescope to study the galaxies at the cores of rich galaxy clusters.

How did you become interested in your field?

Interested in astronomy/astrophysics since I was a young child.

What, if any, additional education (degree, discipline, institution) have you earned?

PhD in astrophysics.

What skills are vital for success in your field?

Willingness to stubbornly pursue answers to your genuine curiosity regarding some aspect of the universe.

What experiences, internships, study, or previous jobs helped you get to your current position?

Undergraduate research at UofR in astronomy.