Emerald cut galaxy images
(one of the Top 5 Space Discoveries of 2012)
Animation of stellar capture by a black hole (2013)
Animation of binary black holes (2016)
Dr Alister Graham's research deals with the structure and dynamics of galaxies, their dark matter halos and their central supermassive black holes. Previously he has worked as a Research Fellow at The Australian National University's Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories, as a NASA-funded Faculty Scientist within the University of Florida's Department of Astronomy, and as a Postdoc/(Support Astronomer) at the Spanish Institute for Astrophysics in the Canary Islands and their Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, home to the world's largest steerable optical/infrared telescope, the Gran Telescopio Canarias.