extragalactic


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extragalactic

[¦ek·strə·gə′lak·tik]
(astronomy)
Beyond the Milky Way.
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I've also volunteered on the 'extragalactic helpdesk', which might sound like a call centre for aliens (!), but it actually sees me working with researchers around the world on surveys of galaxies in space.
Ajello's team was able to circumvent this by using Fermi's Large Area Telescope data to analyze the extragalactic background light.
In 1998 it became the first extragalactic globular in which blue stragglers were detected by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
The list of award winners of the night includes leading educationist Humaira Bachal who runs Dream Model Street School for underprivileged children; Pakistans first female taxi driver, Zahida Kazmi; Pakistans first female fire fighter Shazia Parveen; Director of Justice Project Pakistan, Sarah Bilal; young national level Squash player Sadia Gul; and the first Pakistani woman to earn a PhD in Extragalactic Astrophysics, Dr Mariam Sultana.
At the same time, they will be greeted with visuals of the solar system and interstellar and extragalactic space provided by the Eugene Astronomical Society.
The signal detected by the BICEP2 (Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarazation) telescope is much stronger than expected.
To identify the far-flung galaxies and study them in detail, the research team used three of the largest Hubble programs, the 3D-HST survey, the Cosmic Assembly Near-infrared Deep Extragalactic Legacy Survey and the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey.
About 80 papers cover instrumentation; interstellar matter and molecular clouds; the galactic plane and star formation; stellar magnetic fields; stars and circumstellar matter; solar systems and exoplanets; and supernovae, extragalactic, and cosmic microwave background polarimetry.
Prof Williams brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge which includes research in observational extragalactic astronomy and instrumentation development, as well as major leadership positions at the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) and Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy.
When, quite unexpectedly in October 1967, I found myself the lucky possessor of a fine 12/4-inch reflector--a 'giant' for backyard astronomy in those days--and was thus launched willy-nilly on a lifetime's commitment to observational astronomy, one of the very first aims pursued with the new acquisition was an avid exploration of the mysterious world of 'nebulae', both galactic and extragalactic.
The 118 papers cover the sun, planets, and the interplanetary medium; our galaxy's stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium; extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology; dynamical astronomy and relativistic astrophysics; astronomical infrastructure, and history and education in astronomy.
Dr Timothy Garn, 27, a researcher in extragalactic astrophysics at the Royal ObservatoryofEdinburgh,lost his footing in snow and ice and plunged more than 300ft near the summit of Ben Lui, near Tyndrum, on Sunday.