Matthew Rickert

Matthew Rickert participated in Reach for the Stars in 2013-2014. His research involved the use radio telescopes, observing the center of our Milky Way Galaxy in an effort to better distinguish between the dense amount of clouds and energy sources located there. In 2017, he graduated with a PhD in Astronomy and Physics and took a position as a research staff member with a Federally Funded Research Center (FFRDC) in northern Virginia.