"Within our galaxy, there are thousands of stars that orbit the
center of the Milky Way at high velocities. On occasion, some of
them pick up so much speed that they break free of our galaxy and
become intergalactic objects. Because of the extreme...
Malaysian astronomer Yuan-Sen
Ting, Member in the School of Natural Sciences, was recently
featured in an
interview with Sin Chew Daily, charting his growth
from a curious neophyte to pathbreaking astronomer.
“‘Well, professor, what is a galaxy,
actually?’ Yuan-Sen asked a prominent professor at Oxford
about ten years ago, while he was still in college.” The
question was not meant to be facetious nor profound notes Sin Chew
Daily. Having grown up in...
Yuan-Sen Ting, Martin A.
and Helen Chooljian Member in the School of Natural Sciences, is
among the twenty-four new Fellows selected by NASA for its
prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP). The program
enables outstanding postdoctoral...