Academic Staff and Fellows

Professor PhD (Natural Science)
Department/Science  Graduate school/Science

Dark matter and dark energy are mysterious substances that account for a large portion of the universe. Solutions to these mysterious substances are sought using general relativistic phenomena on cosmic scales such as gravitational lenses, gravitational waves and cosmic inhomogeneity.

Probing dark dwarf galaxies with gravitational lens

Research Area Cosmology, Astrophysics, Galactic Astronomy
Research Interests Observational cosmology, gravitational lens, dark matter, dark energy, cosmic microwave background, large scale structure, cosmic topology, gravitational wave, galaxy formation, active galactic nuclei
Selected Publications (1) 'ALMA 50-parsec-resolution Imaging of Jet–ISM Interaction in the Lensed Quasar MG J0414+0534'

K.T. Inoue, S. Matsushita, K. Nakanishi, T. Minezaki, Astrophysical Journal Letter, 892, No.2 L18 (2020)

Press release(2020/03/27)

(2) 'Evidence for a Dusty Dark Dwarf Galaxy in the Quadruple Lens MG0414+0534'

K.T. Inoue, S. Matsushita, T. Minezaki and M. Chiba, Astrophysical Journal Letter, 835, Number 2 L23, (2017)

Press release(2017/02/09)

(3) 'On the Origin of Flux Ratio Anomaly in Quadruple Lens Systems'

K.T. Inoue, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 457,(1) 164-175 (2016)

Affiliated Academic Societies IAU
(Undergraduate Course)
BA: International Christian University, Department of Liberal Arts
(Master's/Doctral Course)
MS and PhD: Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science
Title of Thesis, Institute, Date Exploring Topology of the Universe in the Cosmic Microwave Background

Kyoto University

March 23, 2001

Laboratory for Cosmology

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Academic Staff and Fellows