Harvey Butcher (BS '79)

Harvey Butcher (BS '79) retired in 2013 from his position as Director of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University, Canberra. Prior to this time, he worked with governmental agencies in the USA and Holland on the development of advanced astronomical instrumentation. His own research has "focused on aspects of observational cosmology: understanding how galaxies evolve over cosmic time and why the Universe around us today looks the way it does."

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