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Astrophysical Sciences’ Guðmundur Stefánsson Studies the Blue Ring Nebula to Gain Insight into Binary Star Mergers
Nov. 23, 2020
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An article featured on Princeton University’s news page describes the work of Guðmundur Stefánsson, the Henry Russell Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences. He is part of a team of researchers reporting…

Space Physics Group’s NASA IMAP Mission to be Launched by SpaceX in 2024
Oct. 1, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

A statement released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced the award of a launch service contract for the Interstellar…

Distinguished Cosmologist/Fluid Dynamicist Romain Teyssier to Join Princeton Faculty
Sept. 29, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

We are delighted to announce that Professor Romain Teyssier has accepted a faculty position jointly between the Department of Astrophysical Sciences and the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics (PACM).   His appointment was approved by the Princeton University Board of Trustees on September 25.

Dr. Teyssier is a world…

Professor Spitkovsky Elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society
Sept. 28, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Anatoly Spitkovsky, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society(APS)…

Princeton Profiles Features Planets and Life Student, Maya Mishra
Sept. 16, 2020

Class of 2022’s Maya Misha, a junior majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is the focus of a video and story featured on Princeton University’s Office of Communications webpage. Maya is a…

Professor Adam Burrows is a Recipient of the Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2020
July 21, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Adam Burrows, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has been awarded the Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2020. He…

Princeton Scientists Make New Observations with the Atacama Cosmology Telescope to Determine the Age of the Universe
July 16, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

A news item featured on Princeton University’s web page highlights the work of an international team of scientists, including many from the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, involved in calculating a new estimate of the universe’s age. The team has done this by taking high resolution measurements using the…

Matthew Kunz Receives Prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Award
June 19, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

 

Matthew Kunz, Assistant Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has received a five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The 

Professor Dunkley Awarded the 2020 Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize
June 18, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Jo Dunkley, Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences, is the 2020 recipient of Caterina Tomassoni and…

Esteemed Astrophysicist Eliot Quataert to Join Princeton Faculty
June 5, 2020
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Written by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Eliot Quataert has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences.

The Princeton University Board of Trustees approved this appointment on June 1. 

Prof. Quataert is considered by many in…