Scott Tremaine first came to the Institute for Advanced Study as a Member in 1978 and has been the Richard Black Professor in the School of Natural Sciences since 2007. He has made seminal contributions to understanding the formation and evolution of planetary systems, comets, black holes, star clusters, galaxies, and galaxy systems.
Dynamics (second edition, Princeton University Press,
2008) by James Binney and Scott Tremaine,
Richard Black Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, is a
major revision of the 1987 original, which has become one of the