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Christopher Moore
May 16, 2018

Christopher Samuel Moore, who recently joined the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in the Solar and Stellar X-ray Group, has been awarded the 2017 PhD Prize from the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

artist's rendering of MethaneSAT
April 27, 2018

Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to develop and launch a new satellite called MethaneSAT in late 2020 or early 2021 and turn the data into action.

illustration of NASA's Parker Solar Probe
April 17, 2018

This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This historic mission will travel almost 90 million miles, facing brutal heat and radiation, to become the first ever to "touch the Sun."