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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


Martha P. Haynes

Martha P. Haynes, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, studies the large-scale distribution of galaxies in the local universe and especially how local environment influences galaxy formation and evolution. She co-leads the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey (ALFALFA), the aim of which is to conduct a complete census of gas-bearing galaxies over a cosmologically significant volume.