Stellar Astrophysics at Keele

Lead Research Organisation: Keele University
Department Name: Unlisted

Abstract

Our home is a planet orbiting a star. To understand our origins and place in the universe we need to understand how planets and stars form. Using a novel sky-survey instrument, which we are building in South Africa, we will search for planets around other stars. Using the latest and biggest telescopes and satellites we will study stellar nurseries where stars are born. We will investigate how they evolve, how they interact with each other, how they interact with their environment, and how they enrich interstellar space with the chemical ingredients from which a new generation of stars and planets will form, and from which, ultimately, we ourselves are made.

Publications

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Çakirli Ö (2008) Spectroscopic and photometric analysis of NSV 24512: an early-type eclipsing binary embedded in a dust cloud ? in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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{Younes}, G. And {Porquet}, D. And {Sabra}, B. And {Reeves}, J.~N. And {Grosso}, N. (2012) Study of LINER sources with broad H{$\alpha$} emission. Spectral energy distribution and multiwavelength correlations in \aap

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{Younes}, G. And {Porquet}, D. And {Sabra}, B. And {Reeves}, J.~N. (2011) Study of LINER sources with broad H{$\alpha$} emission. X-ray properties and comparison to luminous AGN and X-ray binaries in \aap

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{Younes}, G. And {Porquet}, D. And {Sabra}, B. And {Grosso}, N. And {Reeves}, J.~N. And {Allen}, M.~G. (2010) X-ray and multiwavelength view of NGC 4278. A LINER-Seyfert connection? in \aap

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{Wood}, P.~L. And {Maxted}, P.~F.~L. And {Smalley}, B. And {Iro}, N. (2011) Transmission spectroscopy of the sodium 'D' doublet in WASP-17b with the VLT in \mnras

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{Woods}, P.~M. And {Oliveira}, J.~M. And {Kemper}, F. And {van Loon}, J.~T. And {Sargent}, B.~A. And {Matsuura}, M. And {Szczerba}, R. And {Volk}, K. And {Zijlstra}, A.~A. And {Sloan}, G.~C. And {Lagadec}, E. And {McDonald}, I. And {Jones}, O. And {Gorjian}, V. And {Kraemer}, K.~E. And {Gielen}, C. And {Meixner}, M. And {Blum}, R.~D. And {Sewi{\l}o}, M. And {Riebel}, D. And {Shiao}, B. And {Chen}, C.-H.~R. And {Boyer}, M.~L. And {Indebetouw}, R. And {Antoniou}, V. And {Bernard}, J.-P. And {Cohe (2011) The SAGE-Spec Spitzer Legacy programme: the life-cycle of dust and gas in the Large Magellanic Cloud - Point source classification I in \mnras

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{West}, R.~G. And {Collier Cameron}, A. And {Hebb}, L. And {Joshi}, Y.~C. And {Pollacco}, D. And {Simpson}, E. And {Skillen}, I. And {Stempels}, H.~C. And {Wheatley}, P.~J. And {Wilson}, D. And {Anderson}, D. And {Bentley}, S. And {Bouchy}, F. And {Christian}, D. And {Enoch}, B. And {Gibson}, N. And {H{\'e}brard}, G. And {Hellier}, C. And {Loeillet}, B. And {Mayor}, M. And {Maxted}, P. And {McDonald}, I. And {Moutou}, C. And {Pont}, F. And {Queloz}, D. And {Smith}, A.~M.~S. And {Smalley}, B. An (2009) The sub-Jupiter mass transiting exoplanet WASP-11b in \aap

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{West}, R.~G. And {Anderson}, D.~R. And {Gillon}, M. And {Hebb}, L. And {Hellier}, C. And {Maxted}, P.~F.~L. And {Queloz}, D. And {Smalley}, B. And {Triaud}, A.~H.~M.~J. And {Wilson}, D.~M. And {Bentley}, S.~J. And {Collier Cameron}, A. And {Enoch}, B. And {Horne}, K. And {Irwin}, J. And {Lister}, T.~A. And {Mayor}, M. And {Parley}, N. And {Pepe}, F. And {Pollacco}, D. And {Segransan}, D. And {Spano}, M. And {Udry}, S. And {Wheatley}, P.~J. (2009) The Low Density Transiting Exoplanet WASP-15b in \aj

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{Walborn}, N.~R. And {Howarth}, I.~D. And {Evans}, C.~J. And {Crowther}, P.~A. And {Moffat}, A.~F.~J. And {St-Louis}, N. And {Fari{\~n}a}, C. And {Bosch}, G.~L. And {Morrell}, N.~I. And {Barb{\'a}}, R.~H. And {van Loon}, J.~T. (2010) The Onfp Class in the Magellanic Clouds in \aj

 
Description Lots and lots of them 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact We have particpated in dozens and dozens of such activites.

Lots. We have about dozens and dozens of such feedbacks.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity Pre-2006,2006,2007,2008,