Research Description

My research focuses on astroparticle and high energy astrophysics. I am interested in astrophysical constraints that can be placed on fundamental physics, particularly on quantum gravity theories.

  • PhD in Astrophysics, 1997, University of Minnesota
  • MS in Astronomy, 1993, University of Minnesota
  • BS in Astrophysics, 1990, University of Minnesota
Select Publications
  • Stecker, F. W., Scully, S. T. , Malkan, M. 2016 An Empirical Determination of the Intergalactic Background Light from UV to FIR Wavelengths Using FIR Deep Galaxy Surveys and the Gamma-ray Opacity of the Universe, ApJ, 827,3.
  • Stecker, F. W., Scully, S. T. , Mattingly, D., & Liberati, S. 2015, Searching for Traces of Planck-Scale Physics with High Energy Neutrinos, Phys. Rev. D 91, 045009.
  • Stecker, F. W., Scully, Sean T. 2014 Propagation of superluminal PeV IceCube neutrinos: A high energy spectral cutoff or new constraints on Lorentz invariance violation, Phys. Rev. D 90, 043012.

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