Homepage of Denis Erkal

Homepage of Denis Erkal

New Contact Info:

Denis Erkal, PhD, Lecturer
Department of Physics, 12 BC 03
University of Surrey, GU2 7XH
Office: 12 BC 03 Phone: +44 (01483) 686990
Email: d.erkal at surrey.ac.uk

Research Interests:

Stellar streams
Milky Way structure
Galaxy formation
Disk dynamics

Research Publications:


Images from press releases:

Discovery of perturbations to the Pal 5 tidal stream here
Discovery of debris around the LMC with Gaia here

Public talks:

How Clumpy is the Dark Matter in the Millky Way? [Slides]
Ancient Greek Astronomy: The Distance to the Moon and the Sun [Slides]
Galaxy Formation and the Milky Way [Slides]
The Universe is smaller than you think [Slides]

Cool movies:

via YouTube

Amateur Astronomy:

Some photos from before I turned professional via flickr
Some photos of the night sky also via flickr