John Raymond

John Raymond

Lecturer / SAO Astrophysicist

Spectroscopy and physics of the solar corona, especially flares and Coronal Mass Ejections. Physics and spectroscopy of collisionless shock waves in...

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden Street, MS 15
Cambridge, MA 02138
Sarah Rugheimer

Sarah Rugheimer

Simons Post-Doctoral Fellowship at St. Andrews, Scotland
Thesis Title: Hues of Habitability: Characterizing Pale Blue Dots Around Other Stars

Research Interest: Exoplanet atmospheres

Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-10
Cambridge, MA 02138

Sarah's office is P-301
p: (617) 496-4386
Dimitar Sasselov

Dimitar Sasselov

Phillips Professor of Astronomy
Director, Origins of Life Initiative
Senior Advisor in the Sciences for Advanced Study

Research Interests:  Professor Sasselov studies, among other things, extrasolar planets, and he's a co-investigator on NASA's Kepler mission, which is monitoring 100,000 stars in a three-year hunt for exoplanets -- including Jupiter-sized giants. Sasselov watches for exoplanets by looking for transits, the act of a planet passing across the face of its star, dimming its light and changing its chemical signature. This simple, elegant way of searching has led to a bounty of newly discovered planets.... Read more about Dimitar Sasselov

Perkin Lab, P-336
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS-16
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7451