Jeremiah Ostriker was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree for his lifelong contribution to the sciences during Princeton's commencement exercises on June 6, 2017. Jerry joined the Princeton faculty in 1965, was a leader in the development of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, went on to become the Astrophysical Sciences department chair...
Congratulations to Sasha Philippov who was featured on Tuesday's lead news on the Princeton homepage.
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A team of scientists and engineers led by Princeton researchers recently reported the successful operation of a new instrument for the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii that will allow astronomers to make direct observations of planets orbiting nearby stars.
After eight years of existence, the Oskar Klein Centre of cosmoparticle physics ranks among the most dynamic and successful European research centres in the field. We are proud for having hosted outstanding postdocs and recruited world leading researchers.
Professor J. Richard Gott III has moved to emeritus status.
Rich has made fundamental breakthroughs in our understanding of the large-scale distribution of galaxies, General
Relativity and its predictions of time travel, inflationary cosmology and the nature of the early universe, and
Professor Dunkley comes to Princeton from the University of Oxford, where she is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics. Her research is in cosmology and, in particular, on the statistical analysis of anisotropies in the Cosmic Microwave Background.