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Monday, May 7th

7:30 p.m. PDT / 10:30 p.m. EDT

By unanimous vote of the Carnegie Board of Trustees, Dr. Eric D. Isaacs has been appointed the 11th president of the Carnegie Institution for Science. Dr. Isaacs joins Carnegie from the University of Chicago and will succeed Interim Co-Presidents John Mulchaey and Yixian Zheng on July 2, 2018.

Inside the vault at the Observatories. Photo by Kit WhittenOur Carnegie Observatories library intern, Kit Whitten, reflects on her efforts in cataloging our astronomical plate archive. Read her full article.