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Mentorship program leads two students to discover new exoplanets

The Student Research Mentoring Program at the Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian trains local high school students for a month before pairing them with a scientist for a year-long research project. The program is a great opportunity to give students hands-on experience in the field Read More...

Scientists discover brightest

Scientists discover brightest supernova ever recorded

A supernova is the bright and powerful explosion of a star that is at least five times larger than our sun. This week, scientists at the Center for Astrophysics discovered a supernova larger and brighter than any on record.  These enormous stars burn large amounts of nuclear energy at their Read More...