RSAA Colloquia / Seminars / Feast-of-Facts: Friday, 03 March 2017, 14:30-14:50; Duffield Lecture Theatre

Tayyaba Zafar

"Transition in dust properties at high redshifts"

The cosmic dust plays a crucial role in the formation of stellar populations. Extinction curve fitting is a standard method to reveal information about dust grain sizes and compositions. An analysis is performed over ultra-violet to infrared data of quasars and gamma-ray bursts ranging from 0.71