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.

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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.

July 9, 2019

Giovanni Fazio has been awarded the 2019 SPIE George W. Goddard Award in Space and Airborne Optics "in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the area of infrared instruments spanning 40 years, including the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) onboard the Spitzer Space Telescope..."