Paper in Science

In October 2014 I was part of a study published in Science, together with my colleagues Sanchayeeta Borthakur, Tim Heckman and Claus Leitherer. After more than 10 years of work on the GALEX/SDSS Key Project on finding and studying the Closest Analogs of Lyman Break Galaxies, we obtained another main result which has a large impact on our understanding of the “Epoch of Reionization”, a very important phase in the history of the early universe. The actual paper is here, and an infogram about the discovery can be seen here: Science_2014Our discovery attracted a fair bit of media attention around the world and in Brazil:

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