Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.

American astronomer

Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (born March 29, 1941) is an American astrophysicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993 for his discovery with Russell Alan Hulse of a "new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation".[1]

Taylor Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Harvard University.

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