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Lucian P. Crosthwaite

current institution:

Northrop Grumman, AeroSpace Systems
Rancho Bernardo, CA

Phone: (760) 480-7848 

My research focused on the molecular gas content of nearby spiral galaxies. I have been making "on the fly" maps of CO with the NRAO 12 meter telescope at Kitt Peak and comparing them to HI maps as well as other star formation tracer emission (such as 21 cm continuum and 100 um FIR emission). The galaxy shown here is IC 342, a nearby (2 Mpc) spiral known for its starburst nucleus. HI is shown in red, CO in green, with the regions of overlap in yellow.

papers, etc.


my 'real world' resume