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Nancy Brickhouse

Center for Astrophysics
Senior Astrophysicist


Nancy Brickhouse is a Senior Astrophysicist in the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard and Smithsonian. Prior to this position, Nancy served as the Senior Science Advisor in the Director's Office and before that as the Associate Director for the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences Division. Her research focuses on solar and stellar coronae and shocks from accretion on young stars. Nancy is a member of the AtomDB team, producing high energy spectral models for collisionally ionized plasmas. She is leading the Galactic Science team on Arcus Probe, a NASA Probe Class mission proposal for high resolution X-ray spectroscopy.