Alexander Krolewski, has been awarded a Hoopes Prize for the project entitled "Measuring the luminosity and black hole mass dependence of quasar-galaxy clustering at z ~ 0.8." Natania Wolansky, has been awarded a Hoopes Prize for the project entitled "Are You There Gas? It's Me, Planet: The Effects of Gas on Growth of Gas Giant Cores through Planetesimal Accretion." Read more about 2014 Hoopes Prize and Goldberg Prize Awarded to Astrononomy Undergraduates
Congratulations to all our 2013 graduates in Astronomy. Pictured below are the five graduates who attended the May 30th degree-awarding ceremony. In addition, Lauranne Lanz and Diego Munoz will be completing their degree requirements in August. Along with the four concentrators from Harvard College who also graduated in May - David Abaca, Caroline Huang, Samuel Meyer, Corinne Tu - we wish all of you the best. " title="<--break-->">Pictured from left to right: Read more about Congratulations Class of 2013!
Bekki Dawson was awarded the 2013 Fireman Fellowship of the Astronomy department for her PhD thesis, "On the Migratory Behavior of Planetary Systems." Department chair Avi Loeb presented the award to Dawson at the annual departmental awards ceremony on Monday, May 20, 2013.