Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

An article appearing in the New Scientist magazine entitled, “Stars that devour their planets get brighter and faster”...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Joshua Winn, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has been awarded a three-year research grant for $380K from the Heising-Simons Foundation for his project titled, “Finding the Shortest Period Planets with TESS”.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018
by Wendy Plump

A long-standing research collaboration between the Department of Astrophysical Sciences and astronomers in Japan has recently been highlighted in an article written by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.  The full article is available here

Friday, Jan 5, 2018
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has awarded the International Dennis Gabor Award to Gaspar Bakos, Associate Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton University.

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017
by Princeton Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Recent work by Associate Research Scholar Chuanfei Dong raises doubts about the habitability of many recently discovered exoplanets. 

Read the full story here.

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
by Princeton Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Ed Belbruno, a Visiting Research Associate in the Astrophysics Department, has won the Humboldt Research Award in recognition for his “Accomplishments in Research and Teaching in Mathematics as Applied to Celestial Mechanics, Astrodynamics and AstroPhysics”.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017
by Department of Astrophysics

Eve Ostriker, a faculty member in Princetron’s Astrophysics department, was one of five Princeton University professors recognized by the...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Professor Jo Dunkley, a new faculty member in the departments of Astrophysics and Physics at Princeton, was recently interviewed and featured in a story than can be read here: