- OUR DEEPEST EXPLORATION OF THE UNIVERSE IN X-RAYSeROSITA is an X-ray space telescope that was launched on July 13, 2019 by an international collaboration, mainly funded by Germany and Russia. The space telescope took its first ever X-ray image three months after orbiting the Earth the following October and has already released some of the first data collected in the first months […]
- YEAR TWO AT CLEMSONMy second year at Clemson was just as difficult and overwhelming as the first year (yay). Because I was “year-zero” (see this post for more) my first year, I was required to take one year of lower-level (undergraduate) physics courses before enrolling in the official graduate-level courses. So, “year one” really began my second year […]
- A DISTANT, COMPLEX SUPERNOVA REMNANT G344.7-0.1Wow, hey guys! It has been quite the hiatus and I do apologize. But, hello!😀 As you can see, I have moved things over to a new web host (WordPress). I lost quite a bit of formatting in many of my old posts so it took me some time to go through and fix it […]
- LIGO GRAVITATIONAL WAVE (GW) EVENT GW190521May 21, 2019, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (or LIGO) detected a signal that came from the merging of two black holes. Wow! Where to begin. One of the world’s first gravitational wave detectors, LIGO, is a pair of laser interferometers located 3,000 km apart or about 1,800 miles. Locations are the Hanford Observatory in […]
- PAPER II: (ANOTHER) NEW GAMMA-RAY SNRThis particular object I began looking more into right around the time I was also preparing for the written qualification exams at Clemson University. PHEW that is a stressful time to look back on. Maybe I’ll write more about the PhD process in the program in another blog post but, for now, let’s focus on […]
- CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINAbecame my new home the fall of 2016. Chapter 2 Fours years ago I had just moved from Radford, Virginia to Clemson, South Carolina to begin my participation in the physics PhD program at Clemson University. I was devastated to leave Radford – I think I had developed a fairly strong bond to the […]
Recent Publications & presentations
- Eagle, J. & D. Castro, 2021: Hunting Pulsar Wind Nebulae with the Fermi-LAT, presented at the AAS 237th meeting Jan. 10-15, 2021.
- Astro Chats with YouthAstroNet: Featuring Jordan Eagle on Youtube, April 27, 2020.
- Eagle et al., 2020: Gamma-ray Emission Revealed on Western Edge of SNR G344.7-0.1, published in ApJ, 904, 2.
- Eagle et al., 2019: 2FHL J0826.1-45.00: Discovery of a possible shock-cloud interaction on the Western edge of the Vela SNR, published in ApJ, 870, 1.
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