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Rebecca Oppenheimer

Adjunct Professor, Astronomy AMNH

Professor and Curator, AMNH



Professor Oppenheimer received her B.A. in Physics from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Astronomy from the California Institute of Technology. She was a Hubble Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), and a Kalbfleisch Research Fellow at the AMNH. She is currently a curator in the Astrophysics Department of AMNH and an adjunct professor at Columbia.

Research Topics

extrasolar planets, infrared and adaptive optics instrumentation, white dwarfs