Paul Green

Paul Green is a Ph.D. astrophysicist, working on NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory project at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He specializes in the study of supermassive black holes using X-ray emission and variability. He also studies a peculiarly interesting species of star called a dwarf carbon star, which has an unusual atmospheric composition caused by absorbing mass long ago from a dying red giant companion. star. Dr. Green received his Bachelors in Physics from Oberlin College, taught physics in the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa for 2 years, then studied astrophysics at the University of Washington, Seattle, from which he received his PhD. For fun, he enjoys writing, hiking and playing music (as a bassist, singer and songwriter), but not all at the same time.

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