Brian Charles Chaboyer

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Brian Chaboyer is an astrophysicist who studies stars and stellar populations. He has been at Dartmouth College since 1998. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Manitoba, (1987) followed by a MSc from Queen's University (Canada; 1989) and a doctoral degree from Yale University (1993). Brian came to Dartmouth after a postdoctoral fellowship at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics and a Hubble Fellowship at the University of Arizona.

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Physics and Astronomy
B.Sc. University of Manitoba
M.Sc. Queen’s University
M.Phil. Yale University
Ph.D. Yale University

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Selected Publications

Feiden, G. A. and Chaboyer, B.Reevaluating the Mass-Radius Relation for Low-Mass, Main Sequence Stars, The Astrophysical Journal, (2012), in press

Feiden, G. A., Chaboyer, B., and Dotter, A.Accurate Low-mass Stellar Models of KOI-126, The Astrophysical Journal, 740, (2011) L25L28

Magic, Z., Serenelli, A., Weiss, A., and Chaboyer, B.On Using the Color-Magnitude Diagram Morphology of M67 to Test Solar Abundances, The Astrophysical Journal, 718, (2010) 13781387

Dotter, A.,Chaboyer, B. and 12 colleaguesThe ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters. IX. Horizontal Branch Morphology and the Second Parameter Phenomenon, The Astrophysical Journal, 708, (2010) 698716

Kunder, A. and Chaboyer, B.An Oosterhoff Analysis of the Galactic Bulge Field RR Lyrae Stars: Implications on Their Absolute Magnitudes, The Astronomical Journal, 138, (2009) 12841291

Krauss, L M, and B Chaboyer, “Age Estimates of Globular Clusters in the Milky Way: Constraints on Cosmology,” Science , 299 no. 5603 (January 2003) 65-69.

Works in Progress

“Hubble Space Telescope Parallaxes of Metal-Poor Stars"; New Models of M Dwarf Stars; Stellar Evolution: The Next Dimension