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Joseph Patterson

Professor, Astronomy


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Professor Patterson received his B.A. in History of Science from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in Astronomy from University of Texas. He has also been a 250th Anniversary Distinguished Teaching Professor at Princeton University and a research scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Research Topics

cataclysmic/X-ray binaries, late stellar evolution