School of Natural Sciences

Shaw Prize
The 2020 Shaw Prize in Astronomy has been awarded to Roger Blandford , Member (1974–75, 1998) in the School of Natural Sciences. Blandford is recognized “for his foundational contributions to theoretical astrophysics, especially concerning the fundamental understanding of active galactic nuclei, the formation and...
A team of researchers, led by Lena Murchikova , Bezos Member in the School of Natural Sciences, has made new strides in understanding the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*. The results, to be published in Nature...