Central Engineering is the primary source for the development of scientific instrumentation for the Center for Astrophysics. CE staff conceive, design, fabricate, test, integrate/install, operate, and maintain state-of-the-art instruments for astronomical and astrophysical data collection.
The Computation Facility is the Information Technology department at the CfA. The CF provides an array of IT infrastructure as well as scientific computing services for SAO and Harvard scientific, technical, and administrative staff.
John G. Wolbach Library and Information Resource Center
The Wolbach Library staff is dedicated to providing timely information and research services to the staff at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), the Harvard University and Smithsonian Institution communities, and the international astronomical community.
The Model Shop was established to support the machining needs of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. We offer machining services to other non-profit entities as well. Our function is to provide fabricated parts from raw materials as well as modifications to existing parts or assemblies.