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Friday 30th November 2018 - Stephanie Rowlands

8pm Friday 30th November 2018 we have our very own Stephanie Rowlands giving a talk on her research project work at the Anglo Australian Telescope.

 The formation and evolution of galaxies is a major focus of ongoing study in  astrophysics. The region of gas surrounding many galaxies, called the Circum-galactic medium (CGM), has been linked to this process. Finding out more on the properties and distribution of this gas is vital to gain a clearer insight into the processes within galaxies.

The objective of my research was to identify regions of this CGM gas around 4 winter-sky galaxies and our own Milky Way using distant quasars and detailed spectroscopy measurements which I will share during my presentation.

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