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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

Lyman A. Page

Photo

Dates

September 24, 1957 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Page, Lyman A.

Biography

Abstract

Lyman Page is Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics (2005-present) at Princeton University. Other institutional affiliations include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research includes measuring the spatial temperature variations in the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

Important Dates

September 24, 1957Birth.

1978Obtained BA in Physics, Bowdoin College, Brunswick (Me.).

1978 – 1980Research Technician, Bartol Research Foundation, Antarctica.

1980 – 1983Self employed.

1989Obtained PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1989 – 1990Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1990 – presentInstructor in Physics (1990-1991); Assistant Professor of Physics (1991-1995); Associate Professor of Physics (1995-1998); Professor of Physics (1998-2005); Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics (2005-present); and Chair, Department of Physics (2011-present), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

2004Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2006Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Cosmologist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Brunswick (Me.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Cosmic background radiation.

Cosmology.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Partridge, R. B.

Co-wrote "Finding the Big Bang."

Peebles, P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin)

Co-wrote "Finding the Big Bang."

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Princeton University.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Austin, Robert H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Happer, William, 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ketterle, Wolfgang

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Polyakov, A. M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bartol Research Foundation

Research Technician.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1989). Research Fellow.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Department chair; Instructor; Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor; and Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

Bowdoin College

Obtained BA in Physics (1978).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Finding the big bang / P. James E. Peebles, Lyman A. Page, Jr., and R. Bruce Partridge.

National Academy of Sciences Audio Interview.