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Duane Lee is currently a graduate student at Columbia University. He attended Wesleyan University where he obtained a M.A. in Astronomy in 2006. He also attended Williams College where he received a B.A. with Honors in Astrophysics in 2001. Originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, he grew to love astronomy from his early encounters with a neighbor’s telescope and the clear skies available to him in Western Massachusetts. His research interests include galaxy evolution and structure, chemical enrichment of galaxies, optical and radio surveys of galaxian structure. Other interests include singing, writing songs, sports, and politics.

By Duane Lee on September 28, 2009 in

Date: September 28, 2009 Title: The Connection Between Metal Abundances and the Evolution of Galaxies Podcaster: Duane Lee from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: Metals in astronomy refer to any element heavier than Helium on the periodic table. The abundance of metals, with the exception of a few, tells us the processing […]