At about 4am on Aug 11, the Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral carrying ISʘIS, an investigative instrument suite led by Princeton’s David McComas
Seth Davidovits, a 2017 graduate of the Program in Plasma Physics in the Princeton University Department of Astrophysical Sciences, has won the 2018 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award presented by the American Physical Society (APS). The award, named for distinguished plasma physicist Marshall Rosenbluth whose career...
The Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) was awarded to Gillian Knapp on June 26, 2018 for her work in the Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) at Princeton University.
The first ever Simons FoundationMathematical and Physical Sciences Award supporting fusion science has been granted to ProfessorBhattacharjeewho will lead an international team of scientists and mathematicians to design the world’s best stellarator, a type of fusion reactor
On June 1, 2018 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that IMAP will be its fifth mission in its Solar Terrestrial Probes Programto help study the heliosphere, the bubble-like structure encircling our solar system.
The Planck team, and its Principal Investigators Nazzareno Mandolesi and Jean-Loup Puget, are the recipients of the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. The team includes Jo Dunkley, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, who worked on analysis of the Planck satellit
The American Astronomical Society's Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA) has announced that the 2018 recipient of the Brouwer Award is Professor James M.
Princeton Research Day 2018 will feature Astrophysics’ Qiana Hunt who will discuss active and dead galaxies (video here) at the one day research event.
Research team trio including Assistant Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Matthew Kunz; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Silvio Sergio Cerri and collaborator; Francesco Califano, Pr
As part of her Simons Investigator award, and after giving a presentation at the last annual meeting, Professor Eve Ostriker was interviewed by the Simons Foundation about her research. See the video here https://www.simonsfoundation.org/series/4-minutes-with/