#70185 Overall Influence

Meg Urry

American astrophysicist


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Claudia Megan Urry is an American astrophysicist, who has served as the President of the American Astronomical Society, as chair of the Department of Physics at Yale University, and as part of the Hubble Space Telescope faculty. She is currently the Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Yale University and Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics. Urry is notable not only for her contributions to astronomy and astrophysics, including work on black holes and multiwavelength surveys, but also for her work addressing sexism and gender equity in astronomy, science, and academia more generally.

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Tufts University

Private research university in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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#1234 World Rank