A day in the life of an Oxford Astrophysicist

A day in the life of an Oxford Astrophysicist

Dr. Becky 76,711 views 2019-11-27

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Title A day in the life of an Oxford Astrophysicist
Duration 18:34
Source YouTube
Tags astronomy, space, physics, astrophysics, dayinthelife, university, college, collegelife, universitylife, academiclife, phdlife, scientist, astrophysicist, timelapse, cosmology, drbecky, Becky Smethurst, Rebecca Smethurst, galaxies, supermassive black holes, m87, eventhorizontelescope, imageofablackhole, telescope, spirals

When people find out I’m an astrophysicist - I often get asked: “So, what do you actually do all day?” The easiest way to answer that question is to show you. From data crunching, to seminars, to journal clubs, emails and chatting on the radio; this was my Thursday 14th November 2019. ------ Smethurst et al. (2017) - star formation histories of fast and slow rotators - http://arxiv.org/abs/1709.09175 Smethurst et al. (2019) - calm growth of supermassive black holes - http://arxiv.org/abs/1909.01355 ------ My new book 'Space: The 10 Things You Should Know' is out now worldwide! (except US & Canada) You can pre-order it from amazon here: http://bit.ly/SpaceDrBecky News on US & Canadian publication coming soon. Don't forget to subscribe and click the little bell icon to be notified when I post a new video! --------- Dr. Becky also presents videos on Sixty Symbols: https://www.youtube.com/user/sixtysym... and Deep Sky Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyV... Dr Becky Smethurst is an astrophysicist researching galaxies and supermassive black holes at Christ Church at the University of Oxford. http://drbecky.uk.com https://rebeccasmethurst.co.uk

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