Astrophysical dynamics, including the formation and evolution of planets, thelong-term stability of planetary systems, small bodies in the solar system (comets, asteroids, the Kuiper belt, and planetary rings), debris disks and planetesimal disks, binary stars and stellar systems, structure and formation of galaxies, dynamics of dark matter, and black holes and galactic nuclei.
Scott D. Tremaine
Emeritus Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Emeritus Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy on the Class of 1897 Foundation