2004 – Christopher McKee

Prof. Christopher McKee is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and of the American Physical Society.

He has made seminal contributions, including some of the most cited and influential papers in astrophysics. Subjects include the interstellar gas and dust, current and primordial star formation, violent dynamics of supernova remnants and gamma-ray busts, and the accretion and ejection of gas from active galactic nuclei. He co-authored the National Academy Decadal-Report defning the direction of Astronomy and Space Research n the U.S. to 2010.

Public Lecture: Star Formation in the Universe

Technical Talk: The Formation of the First Stars