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Andrew Knoll to receive 2022 Crafoord Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award Origins Faculty member Andrew Knoll the prestigious 2022 Crafoord Prize for Geosciences.

January 31, 2022
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has just announced that Origins faculty member, Andrew Knoll,  will receive the 2022 Crafoord Prize in April, awarded this year for Geosciences. To read more please visit CNN and the Crafoord Prize... Read more about The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award Origins Faculty member Andrew Knoll the prestigious 2022 Crafoord Prize for Geosciences.
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"The Tierras Observatory is nearing first light"

January 4, 2021

An exciting update on the Origins grant funded award project Tierras within the Charbonneau Group: 

The construction of a new camera for The Tierras Observatory is well underway at Cambridge Discovery Park, the Center for Astrophysics (CfA) | Harvard & Smithsonian laboratory located near the Alewife T Stop in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tierras will be an ultra-precise facility dedicated to discovering terrestrial planets around nearby small stars (which astronomers dub “M-dwarfs”), as well as moons and rings of planets outside...

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