Find out what life is really like at Durham University

Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearch

Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Vicky Fawcett

We’re celebrating Durham University’s strengths in astronomy and cosmology research. Here PhD Researcher Vicky Fawcett, in our Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy, talks about her research on quasars, a supermassive black hole at the centre of a galaxy surrounded by a disc of matter that’s so bright it outshines the entire galaxy.

For more about Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham visit http://www.durham.ac.uk/research/themes/cosmology/

Vicky Fawcett

Hi I'm Vicky, I'm a PhD candidate in Astronomy and Astrophysics and President of Castle MCR.
Related posts
Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearchStudent experience

Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro

Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearchStudent experience

Studying cosmology is not what you think!

Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearch

Simulating giant planetary impacts!

Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearchStudent experience

Babies and the universe

Sign up to our Mailing List