Kristine Spekkens

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Kristine Spekkens is an Assistant Professor of Physics at the Royal Military College of Canada ( She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2005, and was a Jansky Postdoctoral Fellow of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Rutgers University from 2005 to 2008. Her research focuses on understanding spiral galaxies in the context of the current cosmological framework, with a particular interest in using high-quality multifrequency spectral line maps of nearby galaxies to constrain their underlying structure.


Testing gravity in gas-rich galaxies

A modification of the theory of gravity can explain the dynamics of gas-rich galaxies without the need for dark matter. Read More »