The Radcliffe Wave (AAS235 Press Conference Materials)

Presentation Date: 

Tuesday, January 7, 2020


235th American Astronomical Society Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii

Presentation Slides: 

The Radcliffe Wave

The Radcliffe Wave is a gigantic structure that defines the shape of the Sun's local neighborhood in the Milky Way Galaxy.  Its existence was first presented officially in a paper in Nature by Alves et al. on January 7, 2020. 


Dataverse link to all materials, including Keynote slides

Reference with doi for this work:  Goodman, Alyssa, 2020, "The Radcliffe Wave (AAS235 Press Conference Materials)",, Harvard Dataverse, V1