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Harrison featured in article on Arctic research

Samuel Harrison

Samuel Harrison, S.B. ’12 (mechanical engineering) was featured in a Harvard Gazette article about the challenges of conducting research at the South Pole.

Harrison, a mechanical engineer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, spent more than 15 months living and working at the South Pole over the last five years. He and his colleagues worked on microwave telescopes that search the night sky for the earliest traces of the Big Bang.

Read more in the Harvard Gazette.