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Moire Prescott

Assistant Professor NMSUAstronomy
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Biographical Info

RESEARCH:
  • Galaxy formation and evolution at z~2-3
  • Using Lya emission to study galaxy formation on both low and high mass scales
  • Giant Lya nebulae as probes of ongoing galaxy formation and the circumgalactic medium
  • Physical properties of Lya-emitting galaxies at intermediate redshifts
  • Emission line diagnostics
  • Lya polarization observations
CURRENT STUDENTS:

Primary Advisor:
Agnar Hall – studying the environments of Lyman-alpha nebulae using HST imaging.

Arthur Cox (undergraduate) – using emission line diagnostics to study the power source in a Lyman-alpha nebula.

 

TEACHING:

Spring 2016: ASTR 401

 

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Updated 11 months ago.