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Harvard’s BHI is Funded for Three More Years by the John Templeton Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

November 20, 2019

It is our great pleasure to announce that thanks to the generosity shared by the John Templeton Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the funding of the BHI has been extended for an additional three years term, until September 2022.

This new funding of $7.2M rewards a success story, leading to a graduate student program on black holes at Harvard University and over a hundred interdisciplinary papers that have already been published in prestigious journals on diverse topics related to black...

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Applications are open for BHI Fellow positions

December 5, 2019

Applications are open for Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Black Hole Initiative (BHI) at Harvard University.

The BHI is an independent, interdisciplinary center within the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University. Involving a collaboration between Principal Investigators (PIs) from the Astronomy, Physics, Mathematics, History of Science and Philosophy departments, the BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes. Current senior members of...

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Harvard’s BHI is Funded for Three More Years

December 4, 2019

The John Templeton Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have funded the Black Hole Initiative for an additional three year term, until September 2022. This new funding of $7.2 million rewards a success story, leading to a graduate student program on black holes at Harvard University and more than a hundred interdisciplinary papers that have  been published in prestigious journals.

Read the full news report on The Harvard Gazette: ...

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Congratulations to Andrew Chael

April 9, 2019
Andrew Chael (Physics department; supervised by Ramesh Narayan)who will be defending his dissertation this month has been chosen to receive this year's Eric Keto Prize, which is awarded annually for the best PhD thesis in theoretical astrophysics at Harvard University. The prize was enabled through a generous donation by senior member of the CFA, Eric Keto.
The prize ceremony will take place in the ITC lounge on Thursday, May 2nd at 2PM.