Associate professor of physics shares the honor with colleague Phillip Mocz for their novel dark matter research.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~3 min
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The newly found quasar, the most distant ever discovered, hosts a supermassive black hole equivalent to the combined mass of 1.6 billion suns.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~13 min
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These results might lead us to revise our understanding of how galaxies stop forming their stars.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~5 min
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Researchers have been on the hunt for a missing supermassive black hole that should be in the central galaxy of cluster Abell 2261, but isn't.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~10 min
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An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Cambridge, announced the most detailed ever catalogue of the stars in a huge swathe of our Milky
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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A new method suggests we should aim to detect dark matter haloes by tracing galactic gas.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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New galaxy simulations could help reveal the origins of the Milky Way and provide clues in the decades-long search for dark matter, researchers say.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Dark energy is probably a sea of constant energy in empty space itself, according to new research.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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