Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Astrophysicist Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr. including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.
Real Name Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.
Profession Astrophysicists
Nick Name Joseph H. Taylor Jr.
Famous as Nobel Prize Winner in Physics
Nationality American
Religion Quakers
Personal life of Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.
Born on 29 March 1941
Birthday 29th March
Age 76 Years
Sun Sign Aries
Born in Philadelphia
Education Harvard University, Haverford College, Moorestown Friends School
Awards 1993 – Nobel Prize in Physics

1992 – Wolf Prize in Physics

1981 – MacArthur Fellowship – Astronomy

1991 – Albert Einstein Medal

1985 – Henry Draper Medal

1980 – Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

1991 – John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science

Personal Fact of Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.
Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. is an American astrophysicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993 for discovering a new type of pulsar that opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation. He was born in a family, who were Quakers by descent and his parents managed their own farm in Cinnaminson in New Jersey. He studied at the Moorestown Friends School and then at Haverford College, both were Quaker institutions. At school and in college, he showed a remarkable grasp of mathematics.

 

He earned his doctorate in astronomy from Harvard University and started off as a teacher at the University of Massachusetts. He collaborated with his student Russell A. Hulse to discover the first pulsar in binary system and also proved the presence of gravitational waves a few years later in another paper. After quitting the University of Massachusetts, he became a professor of physics at Princeton University and during his 25 year career at the university; he was made the James S. McDonnell professor of physics and also served as the dean of the physics department for a period.

 

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