Douglas F Watson

Shedding Light on the Fate of Satellite Galaxies and Integrating Current Research into Museums and K-12 Public School Classrooms
Contact information:
The University of Chicago,The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, 933 East 56th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Fellowship status:
Starting year: 2012
Research Interests:

My primary research interests lie in the formation and evolution of galaxies across cosmic time. I am particularly interested in the connection between galaxies and their dark matter halos.

Education and Outreach Interests:

(1) improving public outreach efforts at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago
(2) training K-12 Chicago public school teachers in aquiring the skills to effectively teach science (Astronomy in particular) to underserved, minority students.