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Astrophysics Research

A mosaicked three color image of the Galactic mixed-morphology SNR Kesteven 17. Blue, green and red color scales correspond to X-ray emission (as observed by the XMM-Newton Observatory), far infrared emission and near infrared emission (both as observed the Spitzer Infrared Observatory), respectively. Notice that the X-ray emission lies inside the infrared shells of emission.Morehead State's Space Science Center is on the cutting edge of aerospace technology. As a student, you will study under scientists who have professional aerospace experience. Below are some examples of the type of research you"ll be involved in.

Recent Publications

Astrophysics Research going on at MSU is gaining the attention of the most respected astronomy publications. In January 2014, Dr. Thomas Pannuti published a paper on the behavior of a supernova remnant which is collecting material surrounding it into its debris field. The paper was co-authored by MSU student, Jared Napier, and was featured in several publications, including: 


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