PHYSICS SPOTLIGHT: Sara Seager Wins MacArthur 'genius Grant'

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
by MIT News

The MacArthur Foundation cited Seager, 42, for “quickly advancing a subfield initially viewed with skepticism by the scientific community. A mere hypothesis until the mid-1990s, nearly 900 exoplanets in more than 600 planetary systems have since been identified, with thousands of more planet candidates known.” [MIT News Office, 09.25.13–full story]


Astrophysicist Sara Seager, 2013 MacArthur Fellow, MacArthur Foundation YouTube Video.
Video courtesy of The MacArthur Foundation YouTube page