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Mark B. Peacock

Visiting Research Associate
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 3255
(517) 884-5606



2010: Ph.D., Astrophysics, University of Southampton
2005: M.Sc., Physics & Astronomy, University of Bristol

Selected Publications

The X-Ray Luminosity Function of Low-mass X-Ray Binaries in Early-type Galaxies, Their Metal-rich, and Metal-poor Globular Clusters, Peacock, M. and Zepf, S., ApJ, 818, 33 [2016]

Signatures of multiple stellar populations in unresolved extragalactic globular/ young massive star clusters, Peacock, M. B., Zepf, S. E., Finzell, T., ApJ, 769, 126 [2013]

Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information

Mark Peacock has been part of Professor Zepf's research group since July 2010. His summary of research interests follows.

I have a broad interest in galaxy evolution, stellar populations and compact objects. To pursue these interests, my research focusses on using multiwavength observations of local galaxies to study their stellar populations, globular clusters, and X-ray binaries. I've been successful in obtaining funding and telescope time on HST and Chandra to pursue this work and my research has natural extensions that will utilize the superb capabilities of upcoming facilities such as the JWST, WFIRST, LSST and the ELTs.