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Visions of the Universe

Four Centuries of Discovery

Short Biography

David Spergel

David Spergel is a theoretical astrophysicist at Princeton University. He uses NASA’s Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) to study a range of topics, from the shape of the universe to the mystery of dark matter. Dr. Spergel stays in shape by working while walking on a treadmill in his office. Out of the office, he likes to bike and ski.



Q: What advice do you have for future astronomers?
Video length: 55 seconds