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Patrick Slane

Assistant Director for Science

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Contact Information

  • Office: B-419 60 Garden St. Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Phone: +1-617-495-7256
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Ph.D.1988University of Wisconsin, Madison
M.S.1983University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
B.S.E.1977University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Professional Interests

  • Supernova Remnants
  • Galactic X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy
  • Pulsar wind nebulae
  • Young neutron stars
  • Science Education

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