"I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ask. And that in wondering bout the big things and asking bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident...The more I wonder, the more I love."

- Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Growing & Taming Giants


List of Publications


In astronomy, the monicre "bigger is better" is like canon. Bigger mirrors can detect more and fainter objects. Bigger objects are easier to detect....

I am primarily interested in the growth and regulat

Active supermassive black holes are the most powerful phenomenon in the Universe, yet we are still working to understand how they grow and evolve with their host galaxies. 

My Own Paper in Prep, Long, Arianna S. et al., 2020, ApJ, in prep

Erini's Paper in Prep, Lambrides, E., et al. incl. Long, Arianna S., 2020, MNRAS, submitted

The History of Dust-Obscured Star Formation in the Last 13 Billion Years, Zavala, J, et al. incl. Long, Arianna S., 2020, Science, submitted

Emergence of an Ultrared, Ultramassive Galaxy Cluster Core at z = 4, Long, Arianna S. et al., 2020, ApJ, 898, 133L (link)

Spitzer Catalog of Herschel-Selected Ultrared Dusty, Star-Forming Galaxies, Ma, J., Cooray, A., Nayyeri, H., Brown, Arianna, et al., 2019, ApJS, 244, 30 (link)

Infrared Contributions of X-Ray Selected Active Galactic Nuclei in Dusty Star-Forming GalaxiesBrown, Arianna, et al., 2019, ApJ, 871, 87 (link)

SOFIA/HAWC+ Detection Of A Gravitationally Lensed Starburst Galaxy at z = 1.03, Ma, J., Brown, Arianna, et al., 2019, ApJ, 864, 60 (link)

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