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Number density profiles of galaxy groups and clusters in the SDSS
(Vanderbilt University. Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 2008-04-20)
We use projected number density profiles of galaxy groups to investigate the relationship between galaxy group structure and dark matter structure within halos. We primarily study a specific model of how galaxies populate ...
Exploring the Local Association : a nearby, young kinematic stream of stars in the solar neighborhood
(Vanderbilt University. Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, 2008)
During the course of my Honors Research Project, I worked with Dr. David James to determine whether a group of target stars are members of the Local Association. I did this by reducing spectroscopic data, taken by Dr. ...