Alex Drlica-Wagner, Fermilab, "The Milky Way's Dark Companions"
KICP colloquium: Jan 18 @ 3:30 PM, ERC 161
Our Milky Way galaxy is surrounded by a host of small, dark-matter-dominated satellite galaxies. Over the past two years, the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) has nearly doubled the number of known Milky Way satellite galaxies compared to the previous 80 years combined.