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Friday, Mar 6, 2020
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Göran Gustafsson Prize in Physics has been awarded to Hiranya Peiris “for her innovative research on the dynamics of the early universe, which links cosmological observations to basic physics”. Dr. Peiris graduated from Princeton in 2003 with her doctorate in Astrophysics under the guidance of her advisor, David Spergel, Emeritus Professor...

Friday, Feb 28, 2020
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has newly created the Fellow of the AAS as a title of distinction to recognize members for outstanding achievement and service in the field of astronomy.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Dave McComas, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and the Vice-President for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, recently shared findings from the instrument suites onboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe ,...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released an article highlighting the work of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ ...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Princeton Astrophysics Department has a decades-long record of collaboration and interaction with the Japanese astronomical community.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently awarded five organizations, including Princeton University’s Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI), a five-year, $5,229,896  grant to become part of a...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation recently announced its  2020 prizewinners, awarding Jo Dunkley a New Horizons in Physics Prize.  Jo Dunkley, Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences was cited for “the development of novel techniques to extract fundamental physics from astronomical...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee recently released news highlighting the work of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ Evan Schneider, NASA Hubble Fellow & Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Astrophysicists and science enthusiasts in the community are coming together to share the wonders of our universe at Astronomy on Tap: Trenton, a free public outreach program. The initiative is organized by the Department of Astrophysical Sciences in collaboration with Trenton Social, a local bar and restaurant.

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