In the news…

A Pristine discovery to start 2022

Fall 2019…

More in Nature about Andromeda

Winter 2018/2019…

Wide field astronomy in Canada

Pristine science


Some commentary on where the community is at


And some more commentary in National Geographic about some excellent work from Gwen Eadie


IFL Science, on the true size of galaxies

Summer 2014…

Which is bigger, the Milky Way or Andromeda? Depending on your political leanings, you can find out at either the Huffington Post or the Daily Mail (both give the same result).

Summer 2013…

Pretty pictures!

Gemini Observatory press release and article about GeMS/GSAOI, featuring a segment about our observations of Milky Way globular clusters, particularly NGC1851

From January 2013…

Some local press on a recent Nature paper here

…less-local press here, and a article here

…and an interview on CBC Radio 1 “Quirks and Quarks”

New Scientist article on the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies

A Science article on Andromedean research…click here

From around Fall 2009…

My personal favourite…

“Contemplating the scale of the universe makes a mockery of household chores”

Charlie Broker, The Gaurdian

And don’t you just love the sound of your own voice….

Nature podcast  (Massive galaxies are, err, massive!)

CBC Radio I “Quirks and Quarks”

Nature News and Views article:

Astrophysics: Hidden chaos in cosmic order, Nickolay Y. Gnedin

A selection of various media outlets…

ABC News, MSNBC/NBC, Fox News, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientific American, USA Today, Washington Post,  BBC News, CBC News, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Independent, New Scientist, Times, AP (Wire),  ABC (Australia), Le Monde (France), El Mundo (Spain)

Other not-so-recent press activity….

Press Release (28 May 07): `Olympian Galaxy’ Near Andromeda Gives Clues to How Galaxies Form

        Various links: Fox News, Sky and Telescope, Newswise, etc

Press Release (27 Feb 06): Andromeda’s Stellar Halo Shows Galaxy’s Origin to Be Similar to That of Milky Way

         Various links:,,, SpaceFlight Now, `All I Need’, …

Insight, CFUV Radio

         Guest interviewee, 24th and 31st November 2005. Discussion program, where we focused on astronomy, science and ‘the bigger picture’

Science The Hunt for Stealth Galaxies by Robert Irion. Featured news article about dwarf galaxies

Press release (2nd April 2004): Andromeda Galaxy: Cannibal on our Doorstep?

         Science News: Foraging among the Galaxies: Andromeda’s dining habits are documented
 New Evidence of Cannibalism in Andromeda

         Various others: Spaceflight Now,Innovations Report, Red Nova, Meta-religion(?!), …