Paul Steinhardt

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Richard P. Feynman Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute (Visiting)

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Currently the Albert Einstein Professor in Science, and on the Faculty of both the Department of Physics and the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University, Dr. Steinhardt is one of the leading theorists responsible for inflationary theory. He constructed the first workable model of inflation and the theory of how inflation could produce seeds for galaxy formation. Among his awards is the 2002 Paul Dirac Medal of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics