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Abraham Loeb

Abraham Loeb

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Abraham Loeb is the chair of Harvard University’s astronomy department, the founding director of Harvard’s Black Hole Initiative, and the director of the Institute for Theory and Computation within the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

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