Physics & Astronomy's Daniel Gomes, Winner: Audience Choice 2024 Penn Grad Talks


On February 23, some of Penn Arts & Sciences’ top graduate students shared their insights with a packed house (and online audience) at the 2024 Penn Grad Talks. The day-long program featured students from the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the School’s professional masters’ programs, who each gave TED Talk-style presentations on their research, vying to win prizes of $500.

The department of Physics & Astronomy was represented by graduate students Daniel Gomes and Steven Gassner. Watch their presentations:  

Daniel Gomes: “Planet X: Can gravity solve a mystery of the deep solar system?”

Steven Gassner: "Doing Physics with Doodles"