Peter Plavchan

Assistant Professor

Primary Research: Astrophysics/Exoplanets

Anne Crowell

Adjunct Faculty

Jason Lee

Adjunct Faculty

Keith Higginbotham

Adjunct Faculty

Kathleen Enos

Executive Assistant to the Chair

Office: 203C Planetary Hall (S&T I)
Phone: 703-993-3807

David Prescott

Research Professor

Kenneth Dere

Research Professor

Benjamin Dreyfus

Assistant Professor

Former PhD Student Probes Puzzling Galaxy Merger

Former PhD student and current postdoctoral fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory Dr. Nathan Secrest is leading a study of the fascinating Was 49 galaxy merger system. This study, in collaboration with NASA’s NuSTAR mission, is changing our understanding of how supermassive black holes form and grow in galaxies, including our own Milky Way.

Read all about the work here:

Spring 2017 Semester Colloquia Schedule

Colloquia for the Spring 2017 Semester will take place from 3:00 to 4:15 pm in Exploratory Hall, Room L003, unless otherwise noted.

Refreshments will be served.

Title and Abstract

Jan. 27
Joel Green
Space Telescope Science Institute
The Fiery Seeds of Planet Formation

Feb. 3
Joe Pesce
Physics and Astronomy at the National Science Foundation

Feb. 17
Bob Bartolo
Former IEEE Congressional Fellow
Solving Today’s Complex Environmental Challenges: A Physicist’s …