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Aaron Steinhauer

Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy

ISC 217A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Aaron Steinhauer has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. & M.A., Astronomy; Indiana University
  • B.A., Physics and Astronomy; Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

Publications and Professional Activities

  • 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.”
My Classes

ASTR 110:
Stars & Galaxies

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    An introduction to our modern understanding of the universe. Topics studied will include the interaction between light and matter, the formation, structure and evolution of stars, and galaxy kinematics and morphology. The course will also explore our understanding of the universe as a whole, from its origin to present structure, to possible fates. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ASTR 111 or permission of instructor. Offered every spring

Astr 111:
N/Stars & Galaxies Laboratory

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    A laboratory experience to complement the material covered in ASTR 110. Labs activities will include spectroscopy, Kepler?s Laws, and analyzing and interpreting data on stars, galaxies, and the universe. Corequisite: ASTR 110 or permission of instructor. Offered every spring

PHYS 126:
Analytical Physics II Lab

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    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