Company Connecting Space

Company Connecting specializes in IT and tech but everybody knows that tech is not just digital. Working with some of our clients means we are exploring tech in the context of space and hence that bringing us into contact with some new brilliant and inspiring people and companies. Our unique...

Hi I’m David Starkey, I’m a 24 year old PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews and I’m studying Physics.

I’m part of a study that searches for active galaxies. These are also known as quasars (although the term can denote a variety of objects). An active galaxy is a galaxy that shines very brightly – due to the presence of a black hole that is consuming enormous amounts of mass. The material being consumed by the black hole sort of bunches up and forms a spinning disk of matter called an accretion disk.

This image of the milky way accompanies article with David Starkey