Dr. Christopher O'Dea
odea at cis.rit.edu
Courses I Teach (not necessarily currently):
Current Undergraduate Research Students:
I am an astronomer. I carry out research on
(1) Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei and (2)
Clusters of Galaxies.
I'm on the faculty of the PhD program in
Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
I'm Chairman of the Board of the New York Astronomical Corporation
Papers Listed on NASA/ADS
Radio Galaxy Formation and Evolution
Black Holes and Their Relation to the Host Galaxy
Quasars, their host galaxies and their central black holes
Toward Understanding the Fanaroff-Riley Dichotomy in Radio Source
Morphology and Power
3C 236: Radio Source, Interrupted?
Infrared Diagnostics for the Extended 12 micron Sample of Seyferts
Physics of the IntraCluster Medium
Constraints on molecular gas in cooling flows and powerful radio galaxies
Multifrequency VLA observations of PKS 0745 - 191 - The archetypal
'cooling flow' radio source?
An Infrared Survey of Brightest Cluster Galaxies. II. Why are
Brightest Cluster Galaxies Forming Stars?
Detection of extended H I absorption toward PKS 2322-123 in Abell 2597
Hubble Space Telescope STIS Far-Ultraviolet Observations of the
Central Nebulae in the Cooling-Core Clusters A1795 and A2597
Propagation of Relativistic Jets
Astrophysical implications of the multifrequency VLA observations
of NGC 1265
Constraints on bent beams in narrow angle tail radio sources
HST and MERLIN Observations of 3C 264---A Laboratory for Jet Physics
and Unified Schemes
VLBA Observations of a Sample of Nearby FR I Radio Galaxies
Evolution of Global Properties of Powerful Radio Sources. I.
Hydrodynamical Simulations in a Constant Density Atmosphere and
Comparison with Self-similar Models
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