Monthly Archives: January 2012

Review: Dark dwarfs & the missing satellite problem

Astronomy twitter journal club met for the first time in 2012 last week to discuss the recent discovery of a distant, dark, dwarf galaxy which may help explain the discrepancy between the predicted and observed number of Milky Way satellites. … Continue reading

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Transcript: Dark dwarf galaxies & the missing satellite problem

The transcript of the 20th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/4028 or http://chirpstory.com/li/4028. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s meeting: Dark dwarf galaxies & the missing satellite problem

The astronomy twitter journal club is back this Thursday, 20:10 GMT, for our first meeting of 2012. Happy New Year everyone! This week we’re going to be discussing the recent discovery of a rather odd dwarf galaxy: Gravitational detection of … Continue reading

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