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Professor Neta Bahcall Receives President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching
May 19, 2021
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Neta Bahcall, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy and Professor of Astrophysical Sciences has been awarded a…

Gáspár Bakos Featured in Short Documentary, “Observatory”
April 14, 2021
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Astrophysical Sciences’ Professor Gáspár Bakos and his recent wildlife discoveries are the focus of a short documentary entitled, “Observatory”. It will premiere at the…

Erin Flowers Receives Princeton Graduate School Teaching Award
April 6, 2021
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Erin Flowers, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, has been awarded a Princeton Graduate School Teaching Award in recognition for her significant and exceptional contributions to undergraduate…

Brianna Lacy and Luke Bouma Each Awarded Prestigious 51 Pegasi b Fellowship
March 31, 2021
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Brianna Lacy and Luke Bouma, both 5th year graduate students in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences have each been selected for a…

Erin Kado-Fong Wins Jacobus Fellowship
March 31, 2021
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Erin Kado-Fong, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, is the recipient of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s most prestigious honorific fellowship conferred to graduate students. The award is given in recognition of her distinguished work in…

Renée Hložek Wins the 2021 Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal
March 17, 2021
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Renée Hložek, a former Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Astrophysical Sciences from 2011-2015, has been awarded the Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal for Early Career Research in Astronomy. She is currently …

Professors Gott and Vanderbei Create A Novel Flat Map of the Earth
Feb. 19, 2021
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Robert Lupton Awarded the 2021 Dannie Heineman Prize in Astrophysics
Jan. 15, 2021
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The Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ Robert Lupton, Senior Research Astronomer, has been awarded the…

Philip Mocz and Lachlan Lancaster Receive a 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize
Jan. 15, 2021
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Astrophysical Sciences’ Philip Mocz, the Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow and Lachlan Lancaster, fourth-year graduate student are…

Astrophysical Sciences’ David Spergel Named as the Next President of the Simons Foundation
Dec. 21, 2020
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David Spergel, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has been selected as the next President of the Simons Foundation. He will…