AIMS Seminar - Recent results from the Herschel-ATLAS

AIMS Research Centre
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:00 - 12:00
Matt Jarvis (University of Western Cape/ University of Hertfordshire)

Herschel-ATLAS is the largest open time key project currently underway with the Herschel Space Observatory, which is surveying the sky at far-infrared wavelengths. I will give an overview of the results from the Herschel-ATLAS, including new ways to find gravitational lenses, the interplay between star formation and AGN activity and also on the evolution of dust in the Universe. I will also mention how South Africa is leading some of the spectroscopic follow-up with SALT and also how the results from Herschel can be used to feed into the design and specifications for future surveys with MeerKAT and the SKA.