CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1810 — First Place
Rachel Guo, Grade 11 portrait
Justin L. Xie, Grade 11 portrait
Identification of Type Ia Supernova Explosion Mechanisms in Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
Advisor: Dr. Evan Kirby
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County, Irvington High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1803 — Second Place
Dominic H. Catanzaro, Grade 12 portrait
Quick Aligning Telescopes
Advisor: Mrs. Marjan Rafie
School: Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, San Diego County
S1807 — Third Place
Gabriel A. Damon, Grade 12 portrait
Anita Ilango, Grade 12 portrait
Megha Ilango, Grade 12 portrait
Kinematics of H-alpha Emitting Stars in Andromeda
Advisor: Dr. Puragra Guhathakurta
School: Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S1801 — Fourth Place
Ryan M. Beam, Grade 9 portrait
Testing How Infill Affects the Conductivity of 3D Printed Heat Shields
Advisor: Mr. John Postovit
School: Scotts Valley High School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
S1813 — Honorable Mention
Jonathan (Jack) K.H. Inouye, Grade 10 portrait
Improving Solar Panel Efficiency: The Effects of a Liquid Cooling System on Energy Production
Advisor: Mrs. Brenda Royce
School: University High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1817 — Honorable Mention
Andrew T. Land, Grade 9 portrait
Measuring Planck's Constant: Adventures in Watt Balance Land
Advisor: Dr. Jayne Hastedt
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County

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