Research Interests:

Polluted White Dwarf Stars

Elemental compositions of extrasolar planetesimals

Formation and evolution of rocky planets and exoplanets

High-resolution spectroscopy and imaging



Are planets with Earth-like composition a normal occurrence in the Galaxy? 

Our approach to this question involves a unique and powerful cosmic laboratory: Polluted White Dwarfs.  Read more here

 

Beth Klein




















NASA Artist’s depiction of a tidally-disrupted asteroid orbiting a white dwarf star.

Phone: (310) 413-1638


Email: kleinb@astro.ucla.edu

Postdoctoral Scholar


UCLA


Department of Physics and Astronomy