FORA.tv Speaker - Fiona Harrison
Fiona A. Harrison is a professor of physics and astronomy in the Space Radiation Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Harrison's primary research interests are in experimental and observational high-energy astrophysics. She is developing optics and detectors for future balloon- and satellite-borne x-ray and gamma-ray missions. In addition, she has an active observational program in gamma-ray, x-ray, and optical observations of gamma-ray bursts, active galaxies, and neutron stars. Dr. Harrison was a member of the NRC Committee on the Physics of the Universe. She currently serves on the Committee on NASA's Beyond Einstein Program: An Architecture for Implementation.
10.30.12 | 00:42:47 min
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