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Mapping the Structure of Spiral Galaxies

Special | 50m 59s

Andrew Schechtman-Rook, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy, UW-Madison, explains advanced modeling techniques and high-resolution near-infrared imaging to study the anatomy of other galaxies and compares them to our own. Mapping this structure is essential to understanding how spiral galaxies form and evolve.

Aired: 09/09/13

Rating: TV-G

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