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University of Chicago

Jacob Bean, University of Chicago

Caption: This shows Jacob Bean, University of Chicago assistant professor in astronomy and astrophysics, in his laboratory. Bean's team is preparing a sensitive new instrument that will be attached to one of the Magellan Telescopes in Chile for studying exoplanetary atmospheres.

Credit: Robert Kozloff

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