Berkeley astronomers question future of Geoffrey Marcy after harassment charge

Berkeley astronomers question future of Geoffrey Marcy after harassment charge

A well-known astronomer resigned from the University of California, Berkeley, where he had been a professor for 16 years after an investigation found he sexually harassed several female students, two top administrators said. The university immediately accepted Professor Geoffrey Marcy’s resignation, according to a Wednesday statement from Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks and Executive Vice Chancellor …