Past Faculty

John Norris Bahcall

School of Natural Sciences
Astrophysics
Affiliation
Natural Sciences

John Norris Bahcall was Richard Black Professor of Astrophysics in the School of Natural Sciences from 1971 until his death in 2005. Bahcall had a long and prolific career in astronomy and astrophysics, spanning five decades, and the publication of more than five hundred technical papers, books, and popular articles. 

Dates at IAS
Faculty
  • Natural Sciences
7/19718/2005
Member
  • Natural Sciences
1/19696/1970
Degrees
Harvard University Ph.D., 1961
Honors
National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member 1976
Helen B. Warner Prize of the American Astronomical Society 1970
Sloan Fellow 1969
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member