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Avi Loeb

Avi Loeb

Avi Loeb is an astrophysicist and the Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science at Harvard University, where he was formerly the chair of the Department of Astronomy. Avi received a Ph.D. in plasma physics at age 24 from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1986), and became a long-term member at the independent research organization, Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey (1988-1993), where he started to work in theoretical astrophysics. In 1993, he moved to Harvard University 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 four books. See a list of his publications on his professional site

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