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The Office of Advancement and External Affairs at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian coordinates fundraising efforts to enable our scientists and engineers to ask, test and answer humanity’s greatest unresolved questions about the Universe.

Support Our Science - The Giant Magellan Telescope

The Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian is looking for life. The ongoing science mission most crucial to this is the Giant Magellan Telescope, a marvel of next-generation engineering and observational technology.

The GMT’s seven enormous, 28-foot mirrors will combine to form a gigantic telescope of unprecedented power. The GMT and its instruments are designed to search for signs of life of exoplanets and investigate the “dark” portion of the Universe with a level of refinement unseen in human history -- join us in this mission

Advancement Office Staff

Sarah Nielsen (Hogan)


Office Phone: 617-495-1490