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Case, Anthony


Background And Education

Public Biography

  • Anthony Case is an astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.  He focuses on the measurements of particles in space, and is a co-investigator on a variety of scientific spaceflight missions including the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Parker Solar Probe, and Europa Clipper.  In particular, he enjoys working with flight instruments to ensure they are well-tested, well-calibrated, and operating optimally so that they are able to meet their scientific objectives.   The instruments he works on address a wide range of scientific topics including solar wind and coronal heating, radiation in space, and the plasma environment near Jupiter's moon, Europa.  Dr. Case received his BS in physics from the University of Oregon, and his Ph.D. in astronomy from Boston University.


Selected Publications