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Edward M. Sion, BA: Astronomy 1968, MS: Astronomy 1969, University of Kansas

Associate Member, Alumni Advisory Board (2010)
Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Villanova University
PhD - Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania 1975
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Dr. Sion received a BA in Astronomy from the University of Kansas in 1968, an MA in Astronomy from KU in 1969, and a PhD in Astronomy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975. His research interests include the  formation, structure and evolution of white dwarf stars, the physics and evolution of cataclysmic variable stars, and theoretical studies of accretion physics. In addition to his research and teaching responsibilities at Villanova, Dr. Sion serves as an Associate Editor of The Astrophysical Journal.

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L. Z. Hadid, M. W. Morooka, J.‐E. Wahlund, L. Moore, T. E. Cravens*, M. M. Hedman, N. J. T. Edberg, E. Vigren, J. H. Waite Jr., R. Perryman, W. S. Kurth, W. M. Farrell, A. I. Eriksson, *KU Author

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