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Smith, Howard

Senior Astrophysicist


Galactic and extragalactic star formation; observational infrared astronomy & spectroscopy; instrumentation; Spitzer (IRAC team); Herschel Space Observatory; Lecturer in the Harvard Astronomy Department; education, scientific writing, and public outreach activities.

Professional Biography

  • Lecturer, Department of Astronomy, Harvard University
    Past Chair of the Astronomy Department at the National Air & Space Museum;
    Past Discipline Scientist for Astrophysics, NASA HQ
    Author and lecturer on modern science and religion.