David Spergel

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Princeton University - Department of Astrophysical Sciences

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Prof. Spergel shared the 2010 Shaw Prize in Astronomy with Charles L. Bennett and Lyman A. Page Jr. for leadership of the Wilkinson Microwave Anistrophy Probe (WMAP) experiment, which has enabled precise determinations of the fundamental cosmological parameters, including the geometry, age, and composition of the universe.