The Galactic Astigmatism: Constraining the Milky Way Dark Matter Halo Using Ultra-Weak Lensing
An astigmatism is defined as an asymmetry of the front of the eye, causing light to not focus on a single point. Because the Sun is located ~8kpc off-center in the Milky Way, the integrated mass density of galactic dark matter varies significantly... continue reading
Searching for "Tabby's Star" Analogs in Stripe 82
"Tabby's Star" is an anomalous F star with repeated short-term variability, and a steady 3% dimming over 4-years. The star spent... continue reading
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