UAlberta post-doc takes galaxy classification to the next level

“My Dynamical Classification has a different scope from the photometric classification of Hubble,” says Veselina Kalinova, who is the latest holder of the Avadh Bhatia Women’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the U of A’s Department of Physics. “It aims to answer questions about galaxy formation and evolution, going deeply in the ‘DNA’ of the galaxies presented by their rotation curves.”