Welcome to the Astronomy Department at Berkeley


Welcome to the Astronomy Department at Berkeley! We wish you all the best insettling in here and hope your time with us will be productive!
We have put together this website for everyone to view and to introduce themselves to all of our new incoming Grads and Faculty for 2008.

Bethany Cobbs
1. What's your name?

Bethany Cobb

 2. Where were you working most recently?

Yale University

 3. Are you here as a student, postdoc, faculty member, researcher,
 admin, or in some other capacity?

Postdoc

 4. Are you working closely with a particular group (CIPS, RAL, TAC,
 ...) and / or on a particular fellowship (Miller, Einstein, NSF, ...)?

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

 5. If you're a student or postdoc, who is your faculty mentor? If
 you're faculty or staff, is there someone with whom you'll be working
 closely?

Josh Bloom

 6. Which office are you sitting in?

435

 7. Tell us (in 2 or 3 sentences) a little about what you'll be
 working on at Berkeley.

Gamma-ray burst and GRB-related supernovae.  I'm also teaching astronomy at the Berkeley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

 8. Anything else (in 2 or 3 sentences) you'd like to tell us about
 yourself, your interests, your family, etc.?

Interests: science fiction (Stargate, Star Trek, Star Wars, Firefly etc. as well as sci-fi books), figure skating, cooking, violin and taking funny videos of Vala, my kitten!