Awards & Winners

Peter Goldreich

Date of Birth 14-July-1939
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Physicist, Scientist, Astronomer
Peter Goldreich is an American astrophysicist whose research focuses on celestial mechanics, planetary rings, helioseismology and neutron stars. He is currently the Lee DuBridge Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Physics at California Institute of Technology. Since 2005 he has also been a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Asteroid 3805 Goldreich is named after him.

Awards by Peter Goldreich

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National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For his profound and lasting contributions to planetary sciences and astrophysics, providing fundamental theoretical insights for understanding the rotation of planets, the dynamics of planetary rings, pulsars, astrophysical masers, the spiral arms of galaxies, and the oscillations of the Sun.)