#67055 Overall Influence

Heidi Jo Newberg

American astrophysicist

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Heidi Jo Newberg is an American astrophysicist known for her work in understanding the structure of our Milky Way galaxy. Among her team's findings are that the Milky Way is cannibalizing stars from smaller galaxies and that the Milky Way is larger and has more ripples than was previously understood. She is a founding participant in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding and Exploration , and is a leader of the astrophysical MilkyWay@home distributed computing project team. She is a Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, USA and a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private research university in Troy, New York, United States

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#1735 World Rank
Physics
#315872 World Rank
Computer Science
#332106 World Rank
Mathematics
#672426 World Rank
Engineering
#843416 World Rank
Chemistry