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Abraham (Avi) Loeb

Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science and Chair of Astronomy Department at Harvard University.

Professor Loeb received a PhD in plasma physics at age 24 from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1986) and was subsequently a long-term member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (1988-1993), where he started to work in theoretical astrophysics. In 1993 he moved to Harvard University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Astronomy, where he was tenured three years later.

He also holds a visiting professorship at the Weizmann Institute of Science and a Sackler Senior Professorship by special appointment in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel Aviv University.

Loeb has authored nearly 700 research articles and 4 books.

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See also: Academia Harvard University - Private Ivy League research university in Massachusetts

Abraham (Avi) Loeb News

12% chance tech-destroying solar flare could hit in next decade

New Scientist - 16-Oct-2017

In 1859, a powerful solar storm affected the Telegraph systems of the day. Today it could knock ...