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I'm Merry Powell, and I am a Porat Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) at Stanford University. I research the growth of supermassive black holes and how they co-evolve with the galaxies and dark matter halos that host them. I recently received my PhD in Physics from Yale University.

Beyond astrophysics, I enjoy playing piano, playing viola in orchestras and chamber groups, and skiing.

 

Contact: mcpowell@stanford.edu