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Photographic image of the book cover to "The Sun: A Very Short Introduction" by Phil Judge
May 19, 2020

Philip Judge is a senior researcher in physics at the High Altitude Observatory. Education and outreach has been a major focus and passion during his scientific career. He has influenced and encouraged many young scientists to pursue careers in solar physics.

Photograph of Mausumi Dikpati, senior scientist at HAO
March 17, 2020

Mausumi Dikpati is a senior scientist at HAO. She studies the dynamics between Rossby waves and solar activity such as flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).

Child participant at 2020 Little Shop of Physics doing hands-on activities
March 11, 2020

High Altitude Observatory (HAO) staff was invited by UCAR Science Education to present “Space Weather” to the public at the Little Shop of Physics 29th Annual Open House at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins. It was the biggest and brightest open house they have had yet, which was attended by approximately 10,000 visitors.

Peter Gilman, HAO Senior Scientist Emeritus
March 10, 2020

Peter Gilman, HAO Senior Scientist Emeritus, has been chosen by the American Astronomical Society to be a Legacy Fellow, or member of the first class of Fellows the AAS has chosen. He joins about 200 other members of the AAS, out of a total membership of about 9000, receiving this honor.

ViSP spectrograph system from from the DKIST
February 6, 2020

The highest resolution images of the solar surface ever seen were made possible to no small degree by the work of Boulder based scientists.

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