Prof. Tom Shanks

Observational Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy

Hello I'm an observational astronomer in the Physics Department at the University of Durham. Part of my job involves teaching Physics to undergraduate and postgraduate students. The other part of my job is to pursue research into astronomy and cosmology.

For an image of The Rochester Building, where I work, click here

My Family - click for images of my family and friends.
My CV - click for my Publications, etc.
Hubble's Constant - 1985 paper - click for a scanned copy of my 1985 paper.
Herschel Deep Field Site - LINK to the WHDF web page.
2df QSO Survey - click for a wedge-plot.
Level 1 Case Studies Course "Relativity, Gravity and Galaxy Formation"
Level 4 Hydrodynamics Course
On its way! 175ksec Exposure from the Chandra X-ray Satellite!
My Bookmarks
WMAP Press Release - click for images

This is me!
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