January 7, 2020

For the first time, the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian will host a "Street" at a conference. The 235th meeting of the American Astronomical Society being held this week in Honolulu, Hawai'i, will have a "CfA Street" in its Exhibit Hall.

Alberto Accomazzi
November 14, 2019

CfA scientist Dr. Alberto Accomazzi has been awarded the Smithsonian Institution's 2019 Secretary Research Prize for "excellence in scholarly websites." The prestigious prize, which has been awarded annual since 2012, goes to Smithsonian websites providing original research and analysis to the scholarly world and the public.

calibration image
July 11, 2019

On July 2, scientists from the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian (CfA) and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) successfully flew a high-altitude research jet along the path of totality of the solar eclipse in the southern hemisphere in an ongoing research project to study the Sun’s corona - the million-degree outer layer of the solar atmosphere - and its associated magnetic fields.