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Monday, Oct 29, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Astrophysical Sciences’ Neta Bahcall was recognized on October 24thas speaker and medal recipient at the 20thannual Antoinette de Vaucouleurs Memorial Public Lecture at the University of Texas at Austin.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Ed Belbruno, Visiting Research Associate in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, received the prestigious Humboldt Research Award in June 2018 in a ceremony that took place in Berlin, Germany. Subsequent to this occasion,...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

An online paper published on September 25, 2018 describes first results from the research of an international team of scientists including the Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ Michael Strauss, David ...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

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 ...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

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...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

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...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

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...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

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.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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...

Friday, May 4, 2018

The American Astronomical Society's Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA) has announced that the 2018 recipient of the Brouwer Award is Professor James M.

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