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R. A. Hulse

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Dates

November 28, 1950 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Hulse, R. A.

Additional Forms of Names

Hulse, Russell A.

Hulse, Russell Alan

Biography

Abstract

Russell A. Hulse is Regental and Associate Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives at the University of Texas, Dallas (2004-present). Other institutional affiliations include Princeton University and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. His research interests include binary pulsars and gravitational physics.

Important Dates

November 28, 1950Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1970Obtained BS, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York (N.Y.).

1972Obtained MS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst (Mass.).

1975Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst (Mass.).

1975 – 1977Research Associate, National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

1977 – 2007Member, Technical Staff(1977-1980); Staff Research Physicist II (1980-1984); Research Physicist (1984-1992); and Principal Research Physicist (1992-2007), Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1993Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics with Joseph H. Taylor Jr. "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation".

2004 – presentVisiting Professor of Physics and of Science and Mathematics Education (2004-2007) and Regental Professor and Associate Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives (2007-present), University of Texas, Dallas, Dallas (Tex.).

Occupation

Astrophysicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Amherst (Mass.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Dallas (Tex.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Gravity waves.

Plasma physics.

Pulsars.

Relationships

People

Family

Hulse, Alan

Father.

Hulse, Betty Joan

Mother.

Advisors & Collaborators

Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)

PhD advisor at University of Massachusetts Amherst, "A high sensitivity pulsar search," and co-won 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation."

Colleagues

Fisch, N. J.

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Frieman, E. A.

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Furth, H. P.

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Greene, J. M. (John M.), 1928-

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Kruskal, Martin D. (Martin David), 1925-2006

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Stix, Thomas Howard

Both employed at Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)

Research Associate.

Princeton University. Plasma Physics Laboratory

Member, Technical Staff; Staff Research Physicist II; Research Physicist; and Principal Research Physicist.

University of Texas at Dallas

Regental Professor and Associate Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives.

University of Texas at Dallas. School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Visiting Professor of Physics and of Science and Mathematics Education.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Obtained BS (1970).

University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained MS (1972) and PhD in Physics (1975).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Marcia Bartusiak interviews conducted for her book "Einstein's Unfinished Symphony," 1998-1999.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Joseph H. Taylor, 2001 October 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Nobel Prize Autobiography