Princeton part of $40 million Simons Observatory

PRINCETON RESEARCHERS will have an integral role in the Simons Observatory, a new astronomy facility in South America recently established with a $38.4 million grant from the Simons Foundation. The observatory will investigate cosmic microwave Continue Reading →

The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

Author: J. Richard Gott Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2016 (available February) Professor of Astrophysics J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made Continue Reading →

JEREMIAH OSTRIKER and LYMAN PAGE receive Gruber Cosmology Prize

The 2015 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize has been awarded to Jeremiah Ostriker and Lyman Page for “individual and collective contributions to the study of the universe on the largest scales.” The two share the prize Continue Reading →