Sheperd Doeleman
January 21, 2021

Sheperd (Shep) Doeleman, an astrophysicist at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, has been named the recipient of the National Academy of Sciences' 2021 Henry Draper Medal. As founding director of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), Doeleman is widely known for his pivotal role in capturing the first image of a supermassive black hole in 2019.

Nancy Brickhouse
November 24, 2020

Nancy Brickhouse of The Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Elon Price
September 16, 2020

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) has partnered with the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) to form the NSBP/SAO Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Scholars Program.