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Saturday, Sep 18, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Associate Research Scholar Jamey Szalay has recently reported on results from the NASA Parker Solar Probe’s encounter with a Zodiacal dust cloud in the inner Solar system. Based on data collected by the FIELDS instrument during Parker’s first six orbits, Szalay and his colleagues identified three different populations of dust in the zodiacal...

Saturday, Sep 18, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Peter Melchior is co-leading a new Princeton project, HydroGEN, that has received a $5M grant from the National Science Foundation to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to develop simulated models of the nation’s watershed systems.

Monday, Sep 6, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Center for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (CCAPP) at Ohio State University has announced that this year’s Price Prize has been awarded to Erin Kado-Fong. Erin, fifth-year graduate student in Astrophysical Sciences, was awarded the prize on the basis of her outstanding Ph.D. research.

Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Camille Reeves, rising Junior in Astrophysical Sciences, is returning to campus after a summer internship in the office of Senator Sherrod Brown (OH) in Washington, DC.  

Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Guðmundur Stefánsson, the Henry Russell Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences has been awarded the 2020 Robert J. Trumpler Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) in recognition for his recent thesis judged highly important to astronomy. Dr. Stefánsson graduated in 2019 from Penn State University with a...

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Princeton Astrophysics researchers Bart Ripperda and Sasha Philippov recently published a study demonstrating that magnetized black holes undergo rapid reconnection d

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

John (Jack) Rogerson, Jr., Professor Emeritus in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences passed away on July 8, 2021 at the age of 99.  He first came to Princeton as a student, completing his Ph.D.

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

David Spergel, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Emeritus Charles A.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Alexandros (Alex) Papamatthaiou, a senior in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, is the 2021 recipient of the Engineering Physics Thesis Award given by Princeton’s

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Neta Bahcall, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy and Professor of Astrophysical Sciences has been awarded a

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