Scott Tremaine

James Stone and Scott Tremaine
James Stone , Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, and Scott Tremaine , Richard Black Professor in the School, have been named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). This new accolade honors AAS members for extraordinary achievement and service. Fellows are...
Scott Tremaine
Scott Tremaine , Richard Black Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, has been awarded the 2020 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship from the American Astronomical Society. Selected annually, the Russell Lecturer is chosen on the basis of a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research...
Scott Tremaine
On April 10, 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration presented the first ever close-up image of a black hole. For Bloomberg Opinion , Faye Flam reports that the telescope array will yield a second black hole image in 2020: “In 2020, we will get an...
At the center of our galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars close to the event horizon of the black hole to thousands of years for their distant neighbors...
For the first time in human history, the world laid eyes on an image of a black hole and the ghostly shadow of its event horizon. Yet despite this illuminating breakthrough, many more questions remain unanswered of the ubiquitous dark structures found throughout the universe...
As part of the Ideas Roadshow series "Research Insights," Scott Tremaine , Richard Black Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, discusses astrophysical wonders, including comets, Pluto, planetary rings, shepherding satellites, exoplanets, chaos theory, and how our solar system was formed. View the...
Nathan Seiberg at 2015 PITP
The fifteenth annual Prospects in Theoretical Physics program will convene more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from around the world at the Institute for Advanced Study from July 18 to 29 to explore “ Computational Plasma Astrophysics .” The 2016 Prospects in Theoretical Physics program is cosponsored by the Institute, the Max Planck Princeton Center for Fusion and Astro Plasma Physics (MPCC), and the Black Hole Accretion Theory and Computation Network (the Horizon collaboration).