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Claude R. Canizares

Chandra X-Ray Center Associate Director for MIT

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Contact Information

  • Office: 37-673 70 Vassar St. Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Phone: 617-253-7500
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Ph.D.Harvard University
M.A.Harvard University
B.A.Harvard University

Professional Interests

  • High Energy Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Supernovae, Neutron Stars & Black Holes
  • Extragalactic Astrophysics
  • Optical/IR Astronomy
  • Chandra
  • Magellan (MagIC, FIRE)
  • Space Nanotechnology Lab

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