The theoretical astrophysicist and Princeton University
professor is well known for his work on NASA’s 2001 Microwave
Anisotropy Probe—he conceptualized the mission and deciphered
the radio telescope’s data to measure the age of the
One of the remarkable discoveries in astrophysics has been the
recognition that the material we see and are familiar with, which
makes up the earth, the sun, the stars, and everyday objects, such
as a table, is only a small fraction of all of the...