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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.

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Vicky Fawcett

Hi I'm Vicky, I'm a PhD candidate in Astronomy and Astrophysics and President of Castle MCR.
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