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Mapping cosmic history

Our cosmic address is one galaxy, the Milky Way, but there’s a universe teeming with a zoo of 100 billion galaxies. UMKC Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Daniel H. McIntosh, Ph.D., is trying to find out how that happened. “We know that soon after the Big Bang there were ZERO galaxies,” he says. “We … Continue reading Mapping cosmic history

Spotlight: Mark Brodwin

Meet astronomer Mark Brodwin, assistant professor of physics and astronomy. When he’s not researching and discovering unique galaxy clusters, he’s working as a NASA-nominated member of the Euclid Consortium mission, which is intended to launch in 2020. What is your research interest? My research involves the discovery and study of rare, distant galaxy clusters, which … Continue reading Spotlight: Mark Brodwin