Chronicles of a Peculiar Universe: The Social Habits of Galaxies

Community:East York
Location:S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., Toronto, ON, M4J 2K5
Address:170 Memorial Park Ave. Toronto Map
Start date:October 17, 2017
Time:07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Email:wastaff@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Most galaxies enjoy the company of other galaxies and organize into various shapes known as the "cosmic web." Many of them also like to spin creating beautiful disks of stars and gas. PhD student George Conidis examines our own galaxy, and its friends, to better understand the social habits of disk galaxies and how they spin.
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