Under the Firelight: Stellar Tracers of the Local Dark Matter Velocity Distribution in the Milky Way

29 Oct 2018Lina NecibMariangela LisantiShea Garrison-KimmelAndrew WetzelRobyn SandersonPhilip F. HopkinsClaude-André Faucher-GiguèreDušan Kereš

The Gaia era opens new possibilities for discovering the remnants of disrupted satellite galaxies in the Solar neighborhood. If the population of local accreted stars is correlated with the dark matter sourced by the same mergers, one can then map the dark matter distribution directly... (read more)

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