Charles Baltay (Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics and Astronomy)

I am an experimentalist concentrating on fundamental issues, be that in particle physics, astrophysics, or cosmology. Lately I have been working on learning about the nature of Dark Energy, the mysterious component that makes up three quarters of our universe, yet we know essentially nothing about it. We do this both from telescopes in the Andes in Chile, and from a space mission we are proposing.

Skiing and sailing is what I do to get away from it all…

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