Notes from the Director

Professor Avi Loeb, Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Harvard University shares his latest writing on all areas of science, astronomy, research and  interests from the many positions he holds...

Chair, Harvard Astronomy Department

Director, Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC)

Founding Director, Black Hole Initiative (BHI)

Chair, Breakthrough Starshot Advisory Committee

Chair, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Academies

May 22, 2019

Radio Interview on Black Holes that aired on 5/23/19 on NewsRadio 93.1 FM and 540 AM WFLA in Orlando, FL as well as online via iHeart radio network.

April 30, 2019

Harvard Undergrad, Professor Identify First Interstellar Meteor, Say It Could Support Theories of Life in Other Solar Systems

April 22, 2019

"Two Laboratory Experiments With Theological Implications", which was just published in Scientific American

Avi Loeb and Avery Broderick "Imaging the Black Hole Silhouette of M87: Implications for Jet Formation and Black Hole Spin" (pdf below)

Recently Published in Scientific America an essay titled "How to Keep Scientific Innovation Alive."

Previous Essays from Professor Loeb


broderick_2009_apj_697_1164.pdf2.22 MB