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Dr. Kathryn Johnston - Columbia University


Title: Welcome to the Milky Way!  Gaia, the Galaxy and Galactic Dynamics.

The Milky Way has long been characterized as dynamically quiet with a fairly smooth potential dominated by a nearly spherical dark matter halo that has evolved little in the last several billion years. This talk outlines our evolving view of our home galaxy, inspired by the ever-growing catalogues that have mapped it - from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to the Gaia mission. 

Speaker: Dr. Kathryn johnston

Institution: Columbia University

Location: Zoom

Host: Dr. James Wadsley

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