Rosemary Wyse

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Rosemary Wyse
Born (1957-01-26) 26 January 1957 (age 62)
Dundee, Scotland
Alma mater
AwardsAnnie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy
Scientific career
ThesisThe formation and evolution of galaxies (1982)
Academic advisorsBernard Jones[1]

Rosemary F. G. Wyse (born 26 January 1957 in Dundee, Scotland[2]) is a Scottish astrophysicist[3] and professor in the physics and astronomy department at Johns Hopkins University.[4][permanent dead link][5][6][7][8][9][10]


Wyse graduated from Queen Mary University of London in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Astrophysics and obtained her PhD in Astrophysics in the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge in 1983.[11][1][12]


Wyse later moved to the US to do postdoctoral research at Princeton University and the University of California Berkeley. Her work has primarily been in the fields of galactic formation, composition and evolution.[13][14]

Honors and awards[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Rosemary F.G. Wyse Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Johns Hopkins University. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ Proffitt, Pamela (1999). Notable Women Scientists. Michigan, United States: Gale. p. 625. ISBN 0787639001.
  3. ^ Kordopatis, G.; Recio-Blanco, A.; De Laverny, P.; Bijaoui, A.; Hill, V.; Gilmore, G.; Wyse, R. F. G.; Ordenovic, C. (2011). "Automatic stellar spectra parameterisation in the IR Ca ii triplet region". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 535: A106. arXiv:1109.6237. Bibcode:2011A&A...535A.106K. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201117372.
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  5. ^ "Hubble Heritage".
  6. ^ Rosemary Wyse's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database. (subscription required)
  7. ^ Belokurov, V.; Zucker, D. B.; Evans, N. W.; Kleyna, J. T.; Koposov, S.; Hodgkin, S. T.; Irwin, M. J.; Gilmore, G.; Wilkinson, M. I.; Fellhauer, M.; Bramich, D. M.; Hewett, P. C.; Vidrih, S.; De Jong, J. T. A.; Smith, J. A.; Rix, H. ‐W.; Bell, E. F.; Wyse, R. F. G.; Newberg, H. J.; Mayeur, P. A.; Yanny, B.; Rockosi, C. M.; Gnedin, O. Y.; Schneider, D. P.; Beers, T. C.; Barentine, J. C.; Brewington, H.; Brinkmann, J.; Harvanek, M.; Kleinman, S. J. (2007). "Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: A Quintet of New Milky Way Companions". The Astrophysical Journal. 654 (2): 897. arXiv:astro-ph/0608448. Bibcode:2007ApJ...654..897B. doi:10.1086/509718.
  8. ^ Belokurov, V.; Zucker, D. B.; Evans, N. W.; Gilmore, G.; Vidrih, S.; Bramich, D. M.; Newberg, H. J.; Wyse, R. F. G.; Irwin, M. J.; Fellhauer, M.; Hewett, P. C.; Walton, N. A.; Wilkinson, M. I.; Cole, N.; Yanny, B.; Rockosi, C. M.; Beers, T. C.; Bell, E. F.; Brinkmann, J.; Ivezić, Ž.; Lupton, R. (2006). "The Field of Streams: Sagittarius and Its Siblings". The Astrophysical Journal. 642 (2): L137. arXiv:astro-ph/0605025. Bibcode:2006ApJ...642L.137B. doi:10.1086/504797.
  9. ^ Yanny, B.; Rockosi, C.; Newberg, H. J.; Knapp, G. R.; Adelman-Mccarthy, J. K.; Alcorn, B.; Allam, S.; Prieto, C. A.; An, D.; Anderson, K. S. J.; Anderson, S.; Bailer-Jones, C. A. L.; Bastian, S.; Beers, T. C.; Bell, E.; Belokurov, V.; Bizyaev, D.; Blythe, N.; Bochanski, J. J.; Boroski, W. N.; Brinchmann, J.; Brinkmann, J.; Brewington, H.; Carey, L.; Cudworth, K. M.; Evans, M.; Evans, N. W.; Gates, E.; Gänsicke, B. T.; et al. (2009). "SEGUE: A SPECTROSCOPIC SURVEY OF 240,000 STARS WITHg= 14-20". The Astronomical Journal. 137 (5): 4377. arXiv:0902.1781. Bibcode:2009AJ....137.4377Y. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/137/5/4377.
  10. ^ Smith, M. C.; Ruchti, G. R.; Helmi, A.; Wyse, R. F. G.; Fulbright, J. P.; Freeman, K. C.; Navarro, J. F.; Seabroke, G. M.; Steinmetz, M.; Williams, M.; Bienayme, O.; Binney, J.; Bland-Hawthorn, J.; Dehnen, W.; Gibson, B. K.; Gilmore, G.; Grebel, E. K.; Munari, U.; Parker, Q. A.; Scholz, R. – D.; Siebert, A.; Watson, F. G.; Zwitter, T. (2007). "The RAVE survey: Constraining the local Galactic escape speed". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 379 (2): 755. arXiv:astro-ph/0611671. Bibcode:2007MNRAS.379..755S. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2007.11964.x.
  11. ^ Wyse, Rosemary F. G. (1982). The formation and evolution of galaxies (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. OCLC 53486320.
  12. ^ "Professor Rosemary F.G. Wyse". Johns Hopkins University. Archived from the original on 12 June 2015.
  13. ^ Kos, J; Zwitter, T; Wyse, R; Bienaymé, O; Binney, J; Bland-Hawthorn, J; Freeman, K; Gibson, B. K.; Gilmore, G; Grebel, E. K.; Helmi, A; Kordopatis, G; Munari, U; Navarro, J; Parker, Q; Reid, W. A.; Seabroke, G; Sharma, S; Siebert, A; Siviero, A; Steinmetz, M; Watson, F. G.; Williams, M. E. (2014). "Interstellar medium. Pseudo-three-dimensional maps of the diffuse interstellar band at 862 nm". Science. 345 (6198): 791–5. arXiv:1408.4120. Bibcode:2014Sci...345..791K. doi:10.1126/science.1253171. PMID 25124434.
  14. ^ Wyse, R (2003). "Astronomy. Galactic encounters". Science. 301 (5636): 1055–7. doi:10.1126/science.1086836. PMID 12933998.
  15. ^ "Annie Jump Cannon Award in Astronomy". American Astronomical Society. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  16. ^ "Blaauw lecture - Public outreach events - Kapteyn Astronomical Institute - University of Groningen". Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  17. ^ "Brouwer Award for Dynamical Astronomy Goes to Rosemary Wyse". Retrieved 20 December 2016.