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Damon Burke and Steve Tomczyk standing in front of optical equipment at Marshall Fields
May 14, 2021

HAO engineer Damon Burke and Senior Scientist Steve Tomczyk are shown in front of a suite of remote observing instrumentation at the Marshall Field site.

John A. Eddy's book cover illustration showing partial section of earth's globe
April 9, 2021

While solar radiation enables and sustains life on Earth, it also produces “space weather” that can profoundly impact different technologies, including telecommunications, satellite navigation, and the electric power grid. Solar flares can produce x-rays resulting in radio blackouts that block high-frequency radio waves.

Dr. Peter Fox, smiling close-up head portrait
March 30, 2021

Holly Gilbert, HAO director, informed our community of the heartbreaking news of the recent passing of Peter Fox. Peter was at HAO from 1991 to 2008. He was a Scientist until 1995, and Chief Computational Scientist from 1995 to 2008. While at HAO he wrote detailed technical schema that remains decades ahead of its time to this date.

Mausumi Dikpati, senior scientist at HAO
December 15, 2020

A recent publication by Mausumi Dikpati was featured by AAS Nova in November 2020.

Peter Gilman, Senior Scientist Emeritus, smiling close up
December 9, 2020

Senior Scientist Emeritus Peter Gilman has received the newly established Fellow of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) award.

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