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Radio and Geoastronomy

The Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian Radio & Geoastronomy (R&G) division explores the Universe using the low-energy portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, including the radio, millimeter, sub-millimeter and infrared wavelength bands.

Research in the R&G division spans a wide range of topics, including studies of solar system objects, star and planet formation, the interstellar medium, interstellar chemistry, evolved stars, galactic structure, active galaxies, black holes, and cosmology.

The primary observational facility of the Division is the Submillimeter Array (SMA).