Prof. Emily Levesque receives Sloan Fellowship for outstanding early-career research

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Professor Emily Levesque was awarded the 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding research and contributions to the field.

Astronomy professor Emily Levesque was awarded an early-career fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Sloan Research fellowships “seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.” Prof. Levesque is a stellar astrophysicist whose research focuses on massive stars; she has recently discovered a new type of hybrid star, called a Thorne-Zytkow object. Congratulations, Emily!