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Simulating giant planetary impacts!

Last year I completed my PhD on planetary giant impacts in the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University, and am happily continuing to work on similar things. Our solar system used to be a much more violent place, with early planets crashing into each other to create the worlds we see today. Since we can’t currently make and…
Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro
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Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro

Durham University PhD astrophysics research student Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro talks about how her studies have led her to learn a lot about machine learning statistics and Artificial Intelligence, skills that can be applied to other fields like healthcare and natural language processing. Find out more about Astronomy and Cosmology…
Student support at Durham
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Student support at Durham

The collegiate system For those of you who don’t know, Durham is a collegiate university with seventeen different colleges, which means that once you’re allocated a college this is where you stay for first year (unless you live out) and this becomes a kind of community for the rest of your time at university. For the…
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