Theory Group : Cosmology & Extragalactic Astrophysics : Structure Formation

  • Cosmic Dark Ages & Reionization of the Universe
  • Computational and Analytical Studies of Gas Dynamics and Radiative Transfer
  • Numerical Simulations of Galaxy and Large-Scale Structure Formation
  • Nature of Dark Matter
  • Physical Processes in the Interstellar & Intergalactic Media

Michael Boylan-Kolchin, Volker Bromm, Paul Shapiro


Michael Boylan-Kolchin

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Dark matter; cosmological structure formation; galaxy formation and dynamics; near-field cosmology; cosmic reionization.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Structure Formation, Milky Way Evolution


Volker Bromm

Professor

Research Interests

Formation of the first stars and quasars; high-redshift supernovae and metal enrichment; supermassive black hole formation; gamma-ray bursts; reionization of the intergalactic medium; present-day star formation; computational astrophysics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, First Stars & Galaxies, Structure Formation, ISM and Star Formation


Paul Shapiro

Professor

Research Interests

Theoretical astrophysics: cosmology, galaxy formation, the interstellar medium, the intergalactic medium, interstellar dust grains, astrophysical hydrodynamics.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Clusters of Galaxies, Cosmic Reionization, Early Universe, First Stars & Galaxies, Structure Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution

1 September 2010
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