Professor Andrew Fabian will give a talk on the subject of infrasound and the evolution of galaxies. Talk details to follow.
Professor Andrew Fabian OBE FRS is the Director of the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge. He also leads the X-Ray research group within the Institute. The group’s research focuses on active galaxies, clusters of galaxies, elliptical galaxies, galactic black holes, neutron stars and the X-ray background. He is one of two UK members on ESA’s Athena Science Study Team and Chair of the Science Advisory Committee for the Japanese mission ASTRO-H.
Before becoming its Director, Professor Fabian was a Royal Society Research Professor in the Institute of Astronomy. Between 2008 and 2013 he was President of the Royal Astronomical Society, and from 1997 to 2012 he was Vice-Master of Darwin College, Cambridge.
He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1996, he was awarded the American Astronomical Society’s Bruno Rossi Prize in 2001, and he was appointed an OBE in 2006.