Observational Cosmology

Participating Researchers: Chris Clarkson, Erwin de Blok,
Current Postdoctoral Fellows: Marco Regis, Petja Salmi, Mathew Smith
Current PhD students: Patrice Okouma, Jacques Kotze, Se-Heon Oh
Current Masters Students: Jean-Claude Kubwimana

Astrophysics and cosmology both play a role in the ongoing research on the distribution of dark matter within galaxies. Observations and cosmological simulations come to contradictory conclusions, and only a full understanding of systematic effects both in astrophysical and cosmological analysis methods can hope to solve this puzzle.