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Howard A. Smith

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Howard A. Smith is a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a member of the Harvard Department of Astronomy. His research emphasizes the origins of stars, stellar systems and galaxies, and he is an author on more than 250 scientific articles. He is also the author of Let There Be Light: Modern Cosmology and Kabbalah, A New Conversation Between Science and Religion (New World Library, 2006; http://www.lettherebelightbook.com), and writes and speaks on science, religion and the ethical implications of modern scientific discoveries. Previously he was Chair of Astronomy at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum; he also served for three years as a visiting scientist at NASA Headquarters. This article is based on an invited talk given to the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in February 2011. Address: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, MS-65, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. E-mail: hsmith at cfa dot harvard dot edu


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