Extragalactic Group

Extragalactic topics include large scale structure, galaxy structure, formation and evolution, stellar populations, and the ISM in galaxies. There are several primary research groups, with considerable overlap and cross-talk between them.

Picture of a galaxy simulation showing the creation of galaxies in the early universe.  Picture of a cluster of galaxies.  Picture of a galaxy in the Lyman Alpha lines.  Picture of an edge on Galaxy, also known as an active galactic nuclei (AGN) and highlights the jets coming out of the disk.

ISM in galaxies. In particular, there is considerable expertise on the warm interstellar medium, and interactions of stars with the ISM.

Members of the Extragalactic Group include the following:

Name Position
Joseph Burchett Faculty
Christopher Churchill Faculty
Kristian Finlator Faculty
Moire Prescott Faculty