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  • Christopher Fryer

  • Scientist, CCS-2
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Chris Fryer has worked on a wide variety of physics and astrophysics projects.  His primary astrophysics studies include the engines, progenitors and emission from core-collapse supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, neutron star formation and populations, and chemical evolution and nucleosynthesis.  For his work on core-collapse supernovae, he was named an APS fellow.  He has also worked extensively in laboratory astrophysics studying turbulence, radiation transport, radiation hydrodynamics and atomic opacities.  For his combined astrophysics and laboratory physics work, he was named a LANL fellow.