Past Visitor

Phillip James E. Peebles

Affiliation
Natural Sciences

James Peebles, born April 25, 1935, in Manitoba, Canada, received his B.S. from University of Manitoba in 1958 and his Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University in 1962. He began teaching at Princeton University in the early sixties and became a full professor in 1972, transitioning to emeritus status in 2000. Among his many honors, Peebles has been awarded the 2005 Crafoord Prize with astrophysicist James Gunn, the 2004 Shaw Prize, and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.” 

Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2019

Dates at IAS
Visitor
  • Natural Sciences
11/19982/1999
Visitor
  • Natural Sciences
11/19902/1991
Member
  • Natural Sciences
9/19776/1978
Degrees
Princeton Univ Ph.D., 1961
Honors
Nobel Prize in Physics 2019
Crafoord Prize 2005
Shaw Prize 2004