I have a Masters Degree in Astrophysics from the University of Edinburgh, where I studied for 6 years. My favorite areas of science are planetary formation and computer simulation, although I covered a range of projects and subjects during my time at university. Since graduating, I have been working on a small number number of science projects in my spare time, including Dark Matter studies (see Post-Masters Proposal) and simulators.
On this webpage, you can find the reports I made for all my major projects during my time at university, and my subsequent work. Don't worry if you're not a physicist, or even a scientist! I am told I have a very nice writing style that makes it very easy to follow, even when discussing complicated subjects. The title and abstract for each project is presented along with a button to download the full project report.
If you have any questions regarding these reports, or the science behind them, I am more than happy to answer. Please use the contact link at the bottom of this page!
Galaxy Shapes & Dark Matter Mapping - 2014 (Year 6)
Understanding High Inclination and Retrograde Planets - 2013 (Year 5)
The Hunt for Killer Asteroids - 2013 (Year 5)
Computational Astrophysics Project - Direct N-Body Methods - 2013 (Year 5)
Computational Astrophysics Assignments - 2013 (Year 5)
Assignment 1 - Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Assignment 2 - Grid-Based Hydrodynamics
Assignment 3 - Direct N-Body Simulations
Assignment 4 - Particle Mesh Methods
Astrophysics Laboratory - Spectroscopy - 2013 (Year 4)
Astrophysics Laboratory - Computing - 2012 (Year 4)
The Physics of High Momentum Impacts Into The Earth - 2011 (Year 3)