Spring 2024


Splash Biography



DANIEL BRETHAUER, Berkeley Grad Student studying cosmic explosions




Major: Astronomy

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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S1110: CSI: Supernova, The Death of a Star in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 18, 2023)
Stars live for millions of years, but it only takes a fraction of a moment as their lives end in a spectacular stellar fireworks display known as a supernova. This course will investigate these 'cosmic crime scenes' and how astronomers are able to piece together the mystery of a star's life before its demise.


S1051: CSI: Supernova, The Death of a Star in Splash Spring 2023 (Apr. 23, 2023)
Stars live for millions of years, but it only takes a fraction of a moment as their lives end in a spectacular stellar fireworks display known as a supernova. This course will investigate these 'cosmic crime scenes' and how astronomers are able to piece together the mystery of a star's life before its demise.


S970: CSI: Supernova, The Death of a Star in Splash Fall 2022 (Oct. 29, 2022)
Stars live for millions of years, but it only takes a fraction of a moment as their lives end in a spectacular stellar fireworks display known as a supernova. This course will investigate these 'cosmic crime scenes' and how astronomers are able to piece together the mystery of a star's life before its demise.


S921: CSI: Supernova, The Death of a Star in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16 - Oct. 29, 2022)
Stars live for millions of years, but it only takes a fraction of a moment as their lives end in a spectacular stellar fireworks display known as a supernova. This course will investigate these 'cosmic crime scenes' and how astronomers are able to piece together the mystery of a star's life before its demise.