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    faculty plus post doctoral researchers and graduate students working on a broad array of astronomical and astrophysical research topics The fields of interest within the group include cosmology dark matter general relativity galaxy structure and formation globular cluster systems interstellar medium magnetic fields in stars and the universe stellar atmospheres and evolution stellar populations solar system dynamics Our research group also benefits from close intereactions with the Particle Astrophysics research

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    faculty plus post doctoral researchers and graduate students working on a broad array of astronomical and astrophysical research topics The fields of interest within the group include cosmology dark matter general relativity galaxy structure and formation globular cluster systems interstellar medium magnetic fields in stars and the universe stellar atmospheres and evolution stellar populations solar system dynamics Our research group also benefits from close intereactions with the Particle Astrophysics research

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    Information Meet the people Seminars Journals Club Queen s Observatory Astro Links Back to Department Contact Us Mailing Address Physics Department Queen s University Kingston ON K7L 3N6 Canada Phone Numbers Office 613 533 2707 FAX 613 533 6463 Observatory 613 533 2711 For questions or comments pertaining to our website please contact the webmaster at webmaster physics queensu ca 2007 Department of Physics Engineering Physics Astronomy Queen s University

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    have gone to or used data from the Very Large Array in the USA the Giant Metre Wave Radio Telescope in India the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope in Hawaii the Nobeyama mm Wave array in Japan the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico and the space based Infra Red Satellite Observatory and XMM Newton Kayll Lake General Relativity Computer Algebra Prof Lake s works in general relativity and the application of general relativity to astrophysics He is best known for his development of GRTensor an abstract computer system for doing calculations in general relativity and string theory Kristine Spekkens RMC Structure and Evolution of Nearby Galaxies Kristine Spekkens research focuses on understanding of the structure and evolution of nearby galaxies in a cosmological context She is spearheading a variety of projects to help reconcile long standing discrepancies between the observed properties of spiral galaxies and predictions from galaxy formation theory and is particularly interested in developing robust techniques for inferring the distribution of dark matter in these systems Dr Spekkens is also involved in planning surveys with the next generation of radio telescopes to map the distribution and kinematics of atomic hydrogen in galaxies in diverse environments out to moderate redshifts Dr Spekkens program thus affords graduate students the opportunity to carry out research with the world s largest radio and optical telescopes and to develop new tools for interpreting the high quality data obtained from these facilities Gregg Wade RMC Stellar Structure and Magnetic Fields Spectro Polarimetry Gregg Wade s research is aimed mainly at understanding magnetic fields in stars how they are structured how they influence the stellar plasma in which they are embedded how they evolve and where they came from in the first place His approach is primarily observational exploiting powerful telescopes and spectropolarimetric instrumentation at observatories around the world Larry Widrow Dark Matter Galaxy Models Extragalactic Magnetic Fields Larry Widrow works in the field of theoretical astrophysics and cosmology and has focused on problems related to the nature of dark matter the formation of structure in the Universe and cosmic magnetic fields His research interests also include the structure and dynamics of disk galaxies such as the Milky Way and M31 as studied through theoretical modelling and numerical simulation Why do some galaxies have bars What happens when galaxies collide What is the energy distribution of dark matter passing through a terrestrial detector These are just some of the problems explored by Widrow and his students Back to top Postdoctoral Fellows Theresa Wiegert Works with Judith Irwin on the CHANGES project Back to top Doctoral Students Bill Ballick Works with Kayll Lake Matthew Chequers Works with Larry Widrow on Oscillations of the Galactic Disk Alexandre David Uraz Works with Gregg Wade Dmitri Lebedev Works with Kayll Lake Colin Lewis Works with Kristine Spekkens on modelling the morphologies and kinematics of nearby disk galaxies Nathalie Ouellette Works with Stéphane Courteau on the Dynamical Properties of Virgo Cluster Galaxies Matt Shultz Works with Gregg Wade Jonathan Sick Works

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    Infrared Survey February 08 2016 René Doyon UdM IREX Searching and Characterizing Nearby Habitable Worlds February 10 2016 Thomas Martin Université Laval Science with SITELLE February 15 2016 Remco van den Bosch MPIA Heidelberg Grand Unified Delusions of Super Massive Black Holes and their Host Galaxies February 22 2016 Mar Mezcua Université de Montréal Growing Black Holes from the First Seeds to Active Galactic Nuclei March 09 2016 Ingrid Stairs

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    Lewis Queen s Queen s Galaxies infalling into groups filaments versus isotropic infall H J Martinez H Muriel V Coedan MNRAS 455 pp 127 135 2016 Stellar population constraints on the ages of galactic bars P A James S M Percival Accepted for publication in MNRAS 2016 February 01 2016 Zsolt Keszthelyi Nick Fantin RMC Queen s Queen s Massive star evolution in close binaries Conditions for homogeneous chemical evolution

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    Telescope The Gemini Observatory Mauna Kea Observatories AAT Anglo Australian Telescope ESO European Southern Observatory HST Hubble Space Telescope ING Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes Radio Telescopes DRAO Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory JCMT James Clerk Maxwell Telescope VLA Very Large Array VLBA Very Large Baseline Array Green Bank Telescope Local Facilities The Queen s Observatory L Observatoire du Mont Mégantic Québec Government Institutes HIA NRC Hertzberg Institute of Astrophysics CSA The Canadian Space Agency AAO Anglo Australian Observatory ESA European Space Agency JAC Joint Astronomy Center Hawaii NASA JPL STScI USA NCRA National Centre for Radio Astrophysics India NOAO National Optical Astronomy Observatories USA NRAO National Radio Astronomy Observatories USA PPARC Particle Physics Astronomy Research Council UK RGO UK Journals Publications Preprint Service xxx lanl gov ADS Abstract Search Service AJ The Astronomical Journal ApJ The Astrophysical Journal MNRAS Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society New Astronomy Icarus PASP Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific PRL Physical Review Letters PRD Physical Review D Astronomical Organizations CASCA The Canadian Astronomical Society Cassiopeia RASC The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Kingston Centre AAS The American Astronomical Society AAS Job Register ASP The Astronomical Society of the Pacific IAU The

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    faculty plus post doctoral researchers and graduate students working on a broad array of astronomical and astrophysical research topics The fields of interest within the group include cosmology dark matter general relativity galaxy structure and formation globular cluster systems interstellar medium magnetic fields in stars and the universe stellar atmospheres and evolution stellar populations solar system dynamics Our research group also benefits from close intereactions with the Particle Astrophysics research

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