Research

Theory Group

Cosmology

Cosmic Reionization

Early Universe

First Stars & Galaxies

Fundamental Physics

Structure Formation

Extragalactic Astrophysics

Active Galactic Nuclei

Clusters of Galaxies

Theoretical & Computational Astrophysics

Galactic Evolution

ISM and Star Formation

Milky Way Evolution

Planetary Sciences

Astrobiology

Planet Formation

Stellar Astrophysics

Asteroseismology

Gamma-ray Bursts

Neutron Stars & Magnetars

Supernovae

White Dwarfs

Theory Group : Galactic Evolution : Milky Way Evolution

Sample publications:

John Scalo, Paul Shapiro, J. Craig Wheeler


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John Scalo  

Professor

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Research Interests

Star formation; interstellar medium; turbulence; galaxy evolution; complex systems; astrobiology.

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Atmospheres & Life, Theory, Astrobiology, Planet Formation, ISM and Star Formation, Milky Way Evolution, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks


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Paul Shapiro  

Professor

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Research Interests

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

Group Areas

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


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J. Craig Wheeler  

Professor

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Research Interests

Stellar evolution; supernovae; accretion discs; gamma-ray bursts, astrobiology.

Group Areas

Theory, Supernovae, Astrobiology, Milky Way Evolution

Stellar Lifetimes from a variety of sources: Bahcall & Piran (1983); VandenBerg (1985), for Z = 0.0169 and Z = 0.0017; Eggleton, Fitchett & Tout (1989); Schaller et al. (1992), for Z = 0.02 and Z = 0.001; Bressan et al. (1993), for Z = 0.02; Fagotto et al. (1994a), for Z = 0.004.

from

Chemical enrichment and star formation in the Milky Way disk II. Star formation history astro-ph