Jeremiah P OSTRIKER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1937-04-13
Education Harvard Univ (AB), Univ of Chicago (PhD)
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Style Prof Jeremiah Ostriker
Career postdoctoral fell Univ of Cambridge 1964-65; Princeton Univ: research assoc and lectr 1965-66, asst prof 1966-68, assoc prof 1968-71, prof 1971-2012, chm Dept of Astrophysical Sciences and dir Princeton Univ Observatory 1979-95, Charles A Young prof of astronomy 1982-2002, provost 1995-2001; Plumian prof of astronomy and experimental philosophy Inst of Astronomy Univ of Cambridge 2001-05, prof of astronomy Columbia Univ 2012-; Regents fell Smithsonian Inst 1984-85 and 1987, visiting prof Harvard Univ 1987, visiting Miller prof Univ of Calif Berkeley 1990; tstee and memb Editorial Bd Princeton Univ Press 1982-84 and 1986, tstee American Museum of Nat History 1997-2007; American Astronomical Soc: memb 1963-, memb Cncl 1978-80, chm Ctee on Astronomy and Public Policy 1988-89; IAU: memb 1966-, US rep 1978-81, pres Cmmn 48 High Energy 1991-94 (vice-pres 1988-91); Nat Acad of Sciences: memb Exec Ctee of Decennial Surveys 1969-73, 1978-83 and 1988-91, memb 1974-, astronomy rep Class Membership Ctee 1977, 1978, 1987, 1988 and 1993, memb Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences 1977-80, memb Cmmn on Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Resources 1987-91, memb Ctee on Astronomy and Astrophysics 1992-95, memb Cncl 1992-95, memb Bd of Govrs 1993-95, memb Audit Ctee 1994-95; memb American Philosophical Soc 1994-, assoc memb RAS 1994-, foreign memb Royal Netherlands Acad of Arts and Sciences 1999-, treas and memb Governing Bd US Nat Acad of Sciences 2008-; Helen B Warner Prize American Astronomical Soc 1972, Henry Norris Russell Prize American Astronomical Soc 1980, Vainu Bappu Meml Award Indian Nat Sci Acad 1993, Karl Schwarzschild Medal Astronomische Gesellschaft 1999, US Nat Medal of Sci 2000, Golden Plate Award American Acad of Achievement 2001, Gold Medal Royal Astronomical Soc 2004, Chinese Acad of Sci Einstein Professorship 2009, Catherine Wolf Bruce Gold Medal 2011, James Craig Watson Medal of NAS 2012; The White House Champions of Change 2013; Nat Sci Fndn Fellowship 1960-65, Alfred P Sloan Fellowship 1970-72, Sherman Fairchild Fellowship Californian Instn of Technology 1977, Regents Fellowship Smithsonian Inst 1985; Hon DSc Univ of Chicago 1992; fell AAAS 1992 (memb 1975), foreign memb Royal Soc 2007
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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