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.
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.
Jo Dunkley, Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences, is the 2020 recipient of Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize, and has been awarded the medal
We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Eliot Quataert has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences.
An engaging autobiographical recounting of Jim Gunn’s personal and professional life to date can be found in the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, March 2020.
The Department of Astophysical Sciences’ Christina Kreisch and Luke Bouma, both fourth-year doctoral students, are each recipients of a Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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...