Matthew Kenworthy

Matthew Kenworthy in 2023

Associate Professor at Leiden Observatory

My research covers the search and characterisation of extrasolar planets by direct imaging, and developing optical instrumentation to help find them. In the past few years I have been searching for circumplanetary disks and rings by looking for the shadows they cast as they pass between us and their parent stars.

2022 Dec: Pinhole photography of the Old Observatory in Leiden

ADS library of Matthew Kenworthy's publications and local copies of my papers are on my publications page. Here is my Curriculum Vitae (January 2022) along with a short biography and photos.


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I post about astronomy and my work on Mastodon and Twitter regularly, I put computer code produced by my group on GitHub, and I have an ORCID iDYes, that's the correct capitalization..

Rationale and design of this web site.

Last updated around April 2021.