Nathan Adams is an observational astronomer working in the EPOCHS group at the University of Manchester. Previously, I worked in the Galaxy Surveys sub-group at the University of Oxford.
My research focuses on the co-evolution of galaxies and Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) in the early epochs of the Universe. My work combines multiple observational surveys across wide wavelength ranges (Visible, Infra-red and Radio). I am involved in two key projects:
1) I am preparing to conduct data analysis on the first data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), with the aim of searching for the most distant galaxies.
2) I provide multiwavelength support to surveys using the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa (MIGHTEE, LADUMA), providing catalogues and compilations of optical and infrared data to assist in their science goals.
Through these projects, I am involved in large, international scientific collaborations, including the European Southern Observatory and the Square Kilometer Array. My experience includes handling data from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, HyperSuprimeCam, VISTA, Spitzer Space Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, GALEX Space Telescope, MeerKAT and many more.
I am a Royal Astronomical Society Fellow and I am open to invitations to give talks or help organize events to any audience.
- The VISTA Deep Extragalactic Observations (VIDEO) Survey: Core member (cataloguing, photometric redshifts)
The MeerKAT International GHz Tiered Extragalactic Exploration (MIGHTEE) Survey: Survey builder (multiwavelength expert)
Looking At the Distant Universe with the MeerKAT Array (LADUMA): Core member (multiwavelength expert)
- Webb Medium Deep Fields (WMDF): Member
MOONRISE: The Main MOONS GTO Extragalactic Survey: Member
Deep Extragalactic VIsible Legacy Survey (DEVILS): Member
MSci Physics with Astrophysics - University of Birmingham - 2013 to 2017
DPhil Astrophysics - University of Oxford - 2017 to 2021
Research Associate - University of Manchester - 2021 - present