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Alex Filippenko

Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley Specializing in Supernovae; Gruber Cosmology Prize & Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization Recipient

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 Alex Filippenko Biography

Alex Filippenko is a Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences, and a Miller Senior Fellow in the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science (UC Berkeley). His accomplishments, documented in about 960 research papers, have been recognized by several major prizes, including a share of both the Gruber Cosmology Prize (2007) and the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2015). One of the world’s most highly cited astronomers, he is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences (2009) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2015). In 2017, he was selected for the Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award. He has won the most prestigious teaching awards at UC Berkeley and has also been voted the “Best Professor” on campus a record 9 times. Selected in 2006 as the Carnegie/CASE National Professor of the Year among doctoral institutions, he has also received the Richard H. Emmons Award for undergraduate teaching (2010). He produced five astronomy video courses with “The Great Courses”, coauthored an award-winning astronomy textbook, and appears in more than 120 TV documentaries, including about 50 episodes of “The Universe” series as seen on The Discovery Channel. He has given over 1000 public lectures or other presentations and he was awarded the 2004 Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization.

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The Cosmos: Astronomy In The New Millennium

The Cosmos: Astronomy In The New Millennium

Black Holes Explained

Black Holes Explained

Understanding The Universe An Introduction To Astronomy. 2nd Edition ~ Parts 1-8 (the Great Courses)

Understanding The Universe An Introduction To Astronomy. 2nd Edition ~ Parts 1-8 (the Great Courses)

Understanding The Universe: An Introduction To Astronomy

Understanding The Universe: An Introduction To Astronomy

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Alex Filippenko

Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley Specializing in Supernovae; Gruber Cosmology Prize & Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization Recipient

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Alex Filippenko Biography

Alex Filippenko is a Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences, and a Miller Senior Fellow in the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science (UC Berkeley). His accomplishments, documented in about 960 research papers, have been recognized by several major prizes, including a share of both the Gruber Cosmology Prize (2007) and the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2015). One of the world’s most highly cited astronomers, he is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences (2009) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2015). In 2017, he was selected for the Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award. He has won the most prestigious teaching awards at UC Berkeley and has also been voted the “Best Professor” on campus a record 9 times. Selected in 2006 as the Carnegie/CASE National Professor of the Year among doctoral institutions, he has also received the Richard H. Emmons Award for undergraduate teaching (2010). He produced five astronomy video courses with “The Great Courses”, coauthored an award-winning astronomy textbook, and appears in more than 120 TV documentaries, including about 50 episodes of “The Universe” series as seen on The Discovery Channel. He has given over 1000 public lectures or other presentations and he was awarded the 2004 Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization.

Alex Filippenko Videos

  • Alex Filippenko: Astronomer To The Stars
    Despite all the media attention given to black holes, dark matter and dark energy, astronomy is actually all about the light—the decillions of...
  • Alex Filippenko at TEDxBerkeley
    Alex Filippenko received his Ph.D. in astronomy from Caltech in 1984 and joined the University of California, Berkeley faculty in 1986

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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alex Filippenko or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alex Filippenko or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • Alex Filippenko: Astronomer To The Stars
    Despite all the media attention given to black holes, dark matter and dark energy, astronomy is actually all about the light—the decillions of photons careening around the universe. Join us...
    Alex Filippenko at TEDxBerkeley
    Alex Filippenko received his Ph.D. in astronomy from Caltech in 1984 and joined the University of California, Berkeley faculty in 1986

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