Carla Frohlich

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Carla Frohlich is a professor of physics at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and a Cottrell Scholar. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of Basel in Switzerland. She was an Enrico Fermi Fellow at The University of Chicago before joining the faculty at NCSU in 2010. Her research focuses on astrophysical simulations that are important for understanding the origin of the chemical elements.


Nuclear Physics

Viewpoint: A Forbidden Transition Allowed for Stars

The discovery of an exceptionally strong “forbidden” beta-decay involving fluorine and neon could change our understanding of the fate of intermediate-mass stars. Read More »