1999 Rydell Professorship

Featuring Margaret Geller

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Margaret Geller is an American astrophysicist at the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her work has included pioneering maps of the nearby universe, studies of the relationship between galaxies and their environment, and the development and application of methods for measuring the distribution of matter in the universe. Geller was a speaker at the Nobel Conference in 1991.

Geller served as the Rydell Professor in the spring of 1999 and provided several public lectures: "Jingle Bells in the Summer: A Career in Science," "So Many Galaxies...So Little Time," and "Science As a Way of Seeing."