Louis Strigari

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Louis Strigari is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University. He obtained his Ph.D. in physics from The Ohio State University in 2005, and he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, Irvine, and at Stanford University. He has been an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M since 2014. His research interests include dark matter, neutrino astrophysics, and the structure of the Milky Way galaxy and its nearby dwarf satellite galaxies.


Astrophysics

Viewpoint: A Dark Matter Speedometer

Numerical simulations indicate that the speed of dark matter in the Milky Way could be found by measuring the speeds of the Galaxy’s oldest stars. Read More »