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  • Physics
  • School

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Expertise

  • Astrophysics
  • Extragalactic Astronomy
  • Women in Science
  • Galaxies
  • Galaxy Evolution and Formation
  • Colliding Galaxies
  • Stars
  • Stellar explosions
  • Supernova
  • Massive Stars and Bursts of Star Formation
  • Astronomy
  • General Astronomy – from Black Holes to Exoplanets
  • Women in Science
  • Languages

  • Portuguese, Spanish
  • Scholarly Articles

    A complete list of de Mello's scholarly articles is available at Google Scholar.


    • Physical Properties of Sub-galactic Clumps

      Physical Properties of Sub-galactic Clumps – an article about how disks of galaxies such as the Milky Way may have formed. Published in The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 837, Issue 1. 

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    • Evolution of Intrinsic Scatter in the SFR-Stellar Mass Correlation

      An article showing how star formation correlates with galaxy’s mass was published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 820, Issue 1. 

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    • NGC 6845: metallicity gradients and star formation in a complex compact group

      An article explaining  how metals are distributed along a galaxy under collision was published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 453, Issue 3. 

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    • Star Formation Histories across the Interacting Galaxy NGC 6872, the Largest-known Spiral

      Published in The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 795, Issue 1.

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