Stellar Astrophysics at Keele

Lead Research Organisation: Keele University
Department Name: Unlisted


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.


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{Laki{\'c}evi{\'c}}, M. And {Zanardo}, G. And {van Loon}, J.~T. And {Staveley-Smith}, L. And {Potter}, T. And {Ng}, C.-Y. And {Gaensler}, B.~M. (2012) The remnant of supernova 1987A resolved at 3-mm wavelength in \aap

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{Meixner}, M. And {Galliano}, F. And {Hony}, S. And {Roman-Duval}, J. And {Robitaille}, T. And {Panuzzo}, P. And {Sauvage}, M. And {Gordon}, K. And {Engelbracht}, C. And {Misselt}, K. And {Okumura}, K. And {Beck}, T. And {Bernard}, J.-P. And {Bolatto}, A. And {Bot}, C. And {Boyer}, M. And {Bracker}, S. And {Carlson}, L.~R. And {Clayton}, G.~C. And {Chen}, C.-H.~R. And {Churchwell}, E. And {Fukui}, Y. And {Galametz}, M. And {Hora}, J.~L. And {Hughes}, A. And {Indebetouw}, R. And {Israel}, F.~P. (2010) HERschel Inventory of The Agents of Galaxy Evolution (HERITAGE): The Large Magellanic Cloud dust in \aap

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{Hony}, S. And {Kemper}, F. And {Woods}, P.~M. And {van Loon}, J.~T. And {Gorjian}, V. And {Madden}, S.~C. And {Zijlstra}, A.~A. And {Gordon}, K.~D. And {Indebetouw}, R. And {Marengo}, M. And {Meixner}, M. And {Panuzzo}, P. And {Shiao}, B. And {Sloan}, G.~C. And {Roman-Duval}, J. And {Mullaney}, J. And {Tielens}, A.~G.~G.~M. (2011) The Spitzer discovery of a galaxy with infrared emission solely due to AGN activity in \aap

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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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{Bouchy}, F. And {Hebb}, L. And {Skillen}, I. And {Collier Cameron}, A. And {Smalley}, B. And {Udry}, S. And {Anderson}, D.~R. And {Boisse}, I. And {Enoch}, B. And {Haswell}, C.~A. And {H{\'e}brard}, G. And {Hellier}, C. And {Joshi}, Y. And {Kane}, S.~R. And {Maxted}, P.~F.~L. And {Mayor}, M. And {Moutou}, C. And {Pepe}, F. And {Pollacco}, D. And {Queloz}, D. And {S{\'e}gransan}, D. And {Simpson}, E.~K. And {Smith}, A.~M.~S. And {Stempels}, H.~C. And {Street}, R. And {Triaud}, A.~H.~M.~J. And { (2010) WASP-21b: a hot-Saturn exoplanet transiting a thick disc star in \aap

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{Muijres}, L. And {Vink}, J.~S. And {de Koter}, A. And {Hirschi}, R. And {Langer}, N. And {Yoon}, S.-C. (2012) Mass-loss predictions for evolved very metal-poor massive stars in \aap

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{Sewi{\l}o}, M. And {Indebetouw}, R. And {Carlson}, L.~R. And {Whitney}, B.~A. And {Chen}, C.-H.~R. And {Meixner}, M. And {Robitaille}, T. And {van Loon}, J.~T. And {Oliveira}, J.~M. And {Churchwell}, E. And {Simon}, J.~D. And {Hony}, S. And {Panuzzo}, P. And {Sauvage}, M. And {Roman-Duval}, J. And {Gordon}, K. And {Engelbracht}, C. And {Misselt}, K. And {Okumura}, K. And {Beck}, T. And {Hora}, J. And {Woods}, P.~M. (2010) The youngest massive protostars in the Large Magellanic Cloud in \aap

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{Triaud}, A.~H.~M.~J. And {Collier Cameron}, A. And {Queloz}, D. And {Anderson}, D.~R. And {Gillon}, M. And {Hebb}, L. And {Hellier}, C. And {Loeillet}, B. And {Maxted}, P.~F.~L. And {Mayor}, M. And {Pepe}, F. And {Pollacco}, D. And {S{\'e}gransan}, D. And {Smalley}, B. And {Udry}, S. And {West}, R.~G. And {Wheatley}, P.~J. (2010) Spin-orbit angle measurements for six southern transiting planets. New insights into the dynamical origins of hot Jupiters in \aap

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{Gillon}, M. And {Demory}, B.-O. And {Triaud}, A.~H.~M.~J. And {Barman}, T. And {Hebb}, L. And {Montalb{\'a}n}, J. And {Maxted}, P.~F.~L. And {Queloz}, D. And {Deleuil}, M. And {Magain}, P. (2009) VLT transit and occultation photometry for the bloated planet CoRoT-1b in \aap

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,