2020 Gruber Prize in Cosmology has been awarded to Harvard's Lars Hernquist and Volker Springel (MPI)

May 11, 2020

The 2020 Gruber Cosmology Prize recognizes Lars Hernquist, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, and Volker Springel, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, for their defining contributions to cosmological simulations, a method that tests existing theories of, and inspires new investigations into, the formation of structures at every scale from stars to galaxies to the universe itself.

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Josh Speagle

Josh Speagle wins 2020 Keto Prize

May 11, 2020

Congratulations to 2020 Keto Prize winner Joshua Shen Speagle (Astronomy department; supervised by Charlie Conroy, Daniel Eisenstein, & Doug Finkbeiner) for his thesis "Mapping the Milky Way in the Age of Gaia"

The Eric R. Keto Prize for Graduate Students in Theoretical Astrophysics, endowed with a generous donation by ITC Senior Member Eric Keto, is awarded each year for the best thesis in theoretical astrophysics by a student at the CfA, as selected by the Senior Members of the ITC.

In the Fall, Josh will begin a five year Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowship (...

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