The life and death of (double) stars
Selma de Mink is an associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, and studies double star systems. She stops by to teach us about her research on stellar evolution, 'vampire stars', and gravitational waves.
De Mink has had fellowships at Princeton and Bonn, and at NASA working with data from the Hubble Space Telescope. She has won the MERAC prize, and is a VIDI and Aspasia laureate. She also graduated cum laude at her two BA's, MA's and PhD.
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