Dan Weisz

2018 Hellman Fellow


Assistant Professor, Astronomy
UC Berkeley

Project Title: Uncovering the Origin of the Elements

Research Summary: Professor Weisz studies fossil relics of the first stars and galaxies.  With support from a Hellman Fellowship, he will use the Keck and Hubble Space Telescopes to explore the genesis of elements in the periodic table, including how, when, and where they first formed in the primordial Universe.  More about his research can be found here: http://dweisz.github.io