Jun 13th: Galaxy Formation

By on June 13, 2015 in
Play

Podcaster: Rob Sparks ; Guests: Dr. Jeyhan Karlatape

NOAO-365Title: Galaxy Formation

Organization: NOAO

Links: www.noao.edu ; @NOAONorth; http://www.gemini.edu/; https://www.facebook.com/GeminiObservatory

Description: Early in the history of the universe, galaxies went through a period of rapid star formation. In this podcast, NOAO’s Dr. Jeyhan Karltatepe discusses our current knowledge of this era of peak star formation

Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) group at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He blogs at halfastro.wordpress.com.

Dr. Jeyhan Karlatape is currently a Hubble Fellow at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory. Her research focuses on how galaxies evolve over cosmic time. In particular, she is interested in using galaaxy morphology to study the properties of infrared galaxies and to understand the role that galaxy mergers have played over the history of the Universe

End of podcast:

365 Days of Astronomy
=====================

The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is produced by NUCLIO. Audio post-production by Richard Drumm. Bandwidth donated by libsyn.com and wizzard media. You may reproduce and distribute this audio for non-commercial purposes. Please consider supporting the podcast with a few dollars (or Euros!). Visit us on the web at 365DaysOfAstronomy.org or email us at info@365DaysOfAstronomy.org. This year we celebrate cosmic light as light is our info messenger in the universe. Join us and share your story to celebrate the International Year of Light. Until tomorrow! Goodbye!

About Rob Sparks

Leave a Reply

No comments yet.