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NASA and the Rise of Commercial Space: A Symposium to Examine the Meaning(s) and Context(s) of Commercial Space

March 17, 2021

 

History of Science Assoc. Professor Matthew Hersch is one of the discussants for a virtual WebEx event, "NASA and the Rise of Commercial Space: A Symposium Examining the Definition(s) and Context(s) of Commercial Space."

From activities in low-Earth orbit to the Artemis program, the commercial space industry is beginning to take on an increased role as...

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Prof. Peter Galison Debuts New Documentary Film, "Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know."

February 18, 2021

Joseph Pelegrino University Professor Peter Galison has a new documentary coming out! The fascinating new film BLACK HOLES | THE EDGE OF ALL WE KNOW chronicles the Event Horizon Telescope’s groundbreaking mission to photograph a black hole. Meanwhile, Stephen Hawking and a team of theoretical physicists test their understanding of how these mysterious objects exist in the universe.... Read more about Prof. Peter Galison Debuts New Documentary Film, "Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know."

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Senior HistSci Concentrator Swathi Srinivasan Receives Rhodes Scholarship

November 23, 2020
Prof. Anne Harrington and the Undergrad Program are delighted to share the news that senior concentrator Swathi Srinivasan has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar! From the official announcement: "Swathi R. Srinivasan, of Beachwood, Ohio, USA, is a senior at Harvard College with double concentrations in Social Studies and History of Science, with a focus on public health inequality. She is also writing a thesis for the Chemistry Department. She was an intern at the U.N. Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS in Geneva, has done extensive research and activism on the opioid... Read more about Senior HistSci Concentrator Swathi Srinivasan Receives Rhodes Scholarship
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History and Science Concentrators, Grad & Undergrad, Promote Poetry as CoVid Isolation Remedy

June 16, 2020
Recent Harvard grad David Xiang and undergrad Alisha Yi have developed a program of workshops, The Hope Storytelling Project, that use the discussion and composition of poetry to counter the social isolation engendered by the CoVid-19 pandemic. Their efforts, in collaboration with The Cambridge Public Library and the... Read more about History and Science Concentrators, Grad & Undergrad, Promote Poetry as CoVid Isolation Remedy