James Applegate

Professor, Astronomy


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Columbia University

212.854.6834



Professor Applegate received his B.S. in Astrophysics from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Physics from SUNY at Stony Brook. He was a Bantrell Research Fellow at the California Institute of Technology, and a previous chair of the Astronomy Department at Columbia.


Research Topics

stellar physics; cosmology; computational astrophysics