This is a talk held during the regular colloquium series (usually Tuesdays at 4pm).
As NASA's TESS mission provides a dramatic increase in the number of exoplanet candidates orbiting bright stars, careful thought must be applied when considering how best
The scale and scope of astronomical transient discoveries has accelerated tremendously over the past two decades.
Feedback from a central supermassive black hole is an essential component of galaxy evolution models. Without it, those models cannot produce realistic massive galaxies and galaxy clusters. However, the black-hole feedback mechanism remains mysterious.
The environments extending several hundred kiloparsecs from galaxies contain the fuel that feeds galactic star formation, and act as the res