In the wake of the first image release, former IAS Member Nadia Zakamska, whose research group has been involved with JWST since 2017, provides a deeper understanding of the telescope’s significance and reflects on her role in gathering and analyzing early release data.
Zakamska, returning Member in the School of Natural Sciences,
is an astrophysicist studying a variety of astronomical wonders,
ranging from extrasolar planets to extragalactic astronomy. Her
current research focuses on long-standing puzzles in...
Matias Zaldarriaga, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences,
Scott Tremaine, Richard Black Professor in the School, Member Doron
Kushnir, and Junior Visiting Professor Nadia Zakamska discuss
LIGO's recent detection of gravitational waves...
In the public lecture “The Latest News from the Cosmos,” Matias
Zaldarriaga, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, explores
the most detailed map of the infant universe to date. Publicly
released on March 21, 2013, the map shows relic...
In the public lecture “Gone with the Wind: Black Holes and their
Gusty Influence on the Birth of Galaxies,” sponsored by the
Association of Members of the Institute for Advanced Study (AMIAS),
Nadia Zakamska, former John N. Bahcall Fellow and Member...