Category:Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.

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Deutsch: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (* 29. März 1941 in Philadelphia) ist ein US-amerikanischer Astrophysiker.
English: Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr. (born March 29, 1941) is an American astrophysicist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Russell Alan Hulse of a "new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation."

Joseph Hooton Taylor 
American astronomer
Date of birth 29 March 1941
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Doctoral student
  • astronomer
  • astrophysicist
  • physicist
  • university teacher
Member of
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Philosophical Society
  • American Astronomical Society
Field of work
Award received
  • MacArthur Fellowship (1981)
  • Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (1980)
  • Tomalla Foundation (1987)
  • Albert Einstein Medal (1991)
  • Nobel Prize in Physics (Russell Alan Hulse, 3,350,000 Swedish krona, 1993)
  • Karl Schwarzschild Medal (1997)
  • Harvard Centennial Medal
  • Henry Draper Medal (1985)
  • Wolf Prize in Physics (1992)
  • John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science (1992)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
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