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Erin Kara Name: Erin Kara
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate (Hubble Fellow)
Room: PSC 1105
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E-mail: ekara
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Dr. Kara is a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow and a Joint Space-Science Institute Fellow, working at the University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Her research is on understanding the inner accretion flows around black holes and other compact objects using X-ray observations. She works with a new technique called X-ray reverberation mapping that uses echoes of light off inner accretion flow to probe its geometry and dynamics.



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