The astrophysics group study the formation of stars and planets, the evolution of single and binary stars, exploiting high-time resolution instrumentation. It also investigates the most energetic events in the Universe, including supernovae, active galaxies, and their impact on galaxy evolution.
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Sheffield astrophysicists on Deep Sky Videos
M79 - Its special bright star
Professors Paul Crowther and Vik Dhillon have appeared in a number of films for the astrophysics YouTube channel Deep Sky Videos. We've collected their appearances in this playlist.Watch more DeepSkyVideos