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Laura Watkins

  • Postdoc
  • Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
  • 4PublicationsNumber of items in Laura's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 2Followers

Research interests

MW and M31 massestidal streamsMilky stellar halo substructuredSph formation and tidal disruptiondSph mass profilesLocal Group

About

I've just started a postdoc at the MPIA. When I'm not being an astronomer, I'm usually dancing.

Followers (2)

  • Tiancheng Sun

    Tiancheng Sun

  • Richard Shaw

    Richard ShawCanadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Following (1)

  • Richard Shaw

    Richard ShawCanadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

Publications (4)

  • BIG FISH, LITTLE FISH: TWO NEW ULTRA-FAINT SATELLITES OF THE MILKY WAY

    • Belokurov V
    • Walker M
    • Evans N
    • et al.
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  • The Masses of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies

    • Watkins L
    • Evans N
    • An J
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  • Substructure revealed by RR Lyraes in SDSS Stripe 82

    • Watkins L
    • Evans N
    • Belokurov V
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  • Light and motion in SDSS Stripe 82: the catalogues

    • Bramich D
    • Vidrih S
    • Wyrzykowski L
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Postdoc

Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie

October 2010 - Present

PhD student

Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

October 2006 - September 2010(4 years)

Education

MA MSci

Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge

October 2002 - June 2006(4 years)