Hiking at Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Dr. Benjamin L. Gerard is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California Santa Cruz working on exoplanet imaging and astronomical adaptive optics. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado Boulder in Physics and Astrophysics in 2014, and graduate studies in Physics with a concentration in Astronomy at the University of Victoria in BC, Canada in 2020.

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