Dr Hongsheng Zhao

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Dr Hongsheng Zhao
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of St Andrews
North Haugh
St Andrews KY16 9SS
Scotland, UK

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Room 316A
Phone 3135
e-mail hz4

Research includes dynamics and lensing of dark matter halo, theories of dark energy and modified gravity

preprints and publications

Recent publications:

McGaugh, S, Lelli, F, Pawlowski, M, Angus, G, Bienaymé, O, Bland-Hawthorn, J, de Blok, E, Famaey, B, Fraternali, F, Freeman, K, Gentile, G, Ibata, R, Kroupa, P, Lüghausen, F, McMillan, P, Merritt, D, Minchev, I, Monari, G, D'Onghia, E, Quillen, A, Sanders, B, Sellwood, J, Siebert, A & Zhao, H 2015, ' Comment on "Evidence for dark matter in the inner Milky Way" ' Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society .
Barber, AJ & Zhao, H 2014, ' On radial anisotropy limits in stellar systems ' Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , vol 442, no. 4, pp. 3533-3543.
Barber, JA , Zhao, H & Hansen, SH 2014, ' Stirring N-body systems - II. Necessary conditions for the dark matter attractor ' Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , vol 440, no. 2, pp. 1044-1051.
Zhao, H , Famaey, B, Lüghausen, F & Kroupa, P 2013, ' Local Group timing in Milgromian dynamics: A past Milky Way-Andromeda encounter at z>0.8 ' Astronomy & Astrophysics , vol 557, L3.
Zhao, H , Peacock, J & Li, B 2013, ' Testing gravity theories via transverse doppler and gravitational redshifts in galaxy clusters ' Physical review. D, Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology , vol 88, no. 4, 043013.

Current PhD Projects offered:

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  • Mass Distribution of the Galaxy
  • Annihilation of Dark Matter