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Mitchell Institute (MIST) Events Calendar:

Spring 2021

Feb 1, 2021

The Colourful Past and Dark Side of Galaxies Unveiled Through Population-dynamics of Their Stars

11:30 am – 12:30 pm (CDT)

Speaker: Glenn van de Ven (University of Vienna)Host: Jonelle Walsh

Driven by gravity, galaxies continuously grow through accretion of smaller systems. Stellar streams are nice illustrations of this hierarchical build-up, but the accreted stars quickly disperse. I will present advanced dynamical models that can convert the observed positions and velocities of stars to phase-space quantities like energy and angular momen... read more  »