Hannah Dykaar

PhD Student in the department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto.


I am currently a PhD student in the department of of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Toronto supervised by Dr. Bryan Gaensler and Dr. Maria Drout. I study slowly-evolving transients using wide-field radio surveys and am specifically interested in tidal disruption events.

I previously received a BSc in Honours Physics from McGill University in 2018.


FIRST J153350.8+272729: the Radio Afterglow of a Decades-Old Tidal Disruption Event
Vikram Ravi, Hannah Dykaar, Jackson Codd, Ginevra Zaccagnini, Dillon Dong, Maria R. Drout, Bryan M. Gaensler, Gregg Hallinan, and Casey Law
NuSTAR and Chandra Observations of New X-Ray Transients in the Central Parsec of the Galaxy
Kaya Mori, Charles J. Hailey, Shifra Mandel, Yve E. Schutt, Matteo Bachetti, Anna Coerver, Frederick K. Baganoff, Hannah Dykaar, Jonathan E. Grindlay, Daryl Haggard, Keri Heuer, Jaesub Hong, Benjamin J. Hord, Chichuan Jin, Melania Nynka, Gabriele Ponti, and John A. Tomsick
Hairy Black Holes in Cubic Quasitopological Gravity
Hannah Dykaar, Robie A. Hennigar, and Robert B. Mann
Tentative Evidence for Planck-Scale Structure at Black Hole Horizons
Jahed Abedi, Hannah Dykaar, and Niayesh Afshordi


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