January

Seventh Harvard-Smithsonian Conference on Theoretical Astrophysics: Testing General Relativity (GR)

January 30, 2012

Registration is now open for the Seventh Harvard-Smithsonian Conference on Theoretical Astrophysics: Testing General Relativity (GR) with Astrophysical Systems, to be held May 14th through 17th, 2012 in Cambridge, MA. For the scientific program, list of speakers and information, please visit http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/2012/sackler/

Tough Science: Five Experiments as Hard as Finding the Higgs - feature Astronomy Alumni

January 10, 2012

This article appeared in Nature magazine entitled "Tough Science: Five Experiments as Hard as Finding the Higgs," by science writer Nicola Jones,The five projects with highlighted researchers that he selected are:

  • Distant signs of Life (Charbonneau)
  • Molecular Mirror (Darquie)
  • Extra Dimensions (Adelberger)
  • Gravity Waves via pulsars (Ransom)
  • The Kilogram (Pratt)