1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Aaron Steinhauer has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005.
Ph.D. & M.A., Astronomy; Indiana University
B.A., Physics and Astronomy; Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
D. J. James, S. A. Barnes, S. Meibom, G. W. Lockwood, S. E. Levine, C. P. Deliyannis, I. Platais, and A. Steinhauer, 2010, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 515, A100, “New Rotation Periods in the Open Cluster NGC1039 (M34), and a Derivation of its Gyrochronology Age.”
N. Gorlova, A. Steinhauer, E. Lada, 2010, Astrophysical Journal, 716, 634, “FLAMINGOS Near Infrared Survey of the Serpens Cloud Main Core.”
ASTR 100: Introductory Astronomy
View syllabus A summary of modern astronomy: the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the structure of the observable universe. Counts for Natural Science general education credit only if ASTR 101 is taken concurrently. Corequisite: ASTR 101 or permission of instructor.
Astr 101: N/Introductory Astronomy Lab
View syllabus An introductory laboratory experience to help students understand astronomy. Activities include taking data, statistical analysis, and comparison with theoretical models. Laboratories will include material from observations of planets, the sun, stars, and galaxies. Corequisite: ASTR 100 or permission of instructor.
Phys 126: Analytical Physics II Lab
View syllabus An experimental course developing laboratory and analytical skills in physics. Includes experiments in electric fields, Ohm's law, use of the oscilloscope, and electric circuits. Prerequisites: PHYS 124 or permission of department. Corequisites: PHYS 125 or permission of department. Offered every spring
PHYS 381: Introduction to Astrophysics
View syllabus An introduction to the field of astrophysics. Particular emphasis will be placed on the structure and evolution of stars and on the origin and expansion of the universe. Prerequisites: PHYS 224, PHYS 228, and MATH 326. Offered spring, odd years