Professor of Physics
What He Studies
Inflationary cosmology, the theory of dark energy, investigating the global structure and fate of the universe, cosmological constraints on the properties of elementary particles, and quantum cosmology.
in the news
A new analysis, undertaken jointly by the Bicep group and the Planck group, has confirmed that the Bicep signal was mostly, if not all, stardust, and that there is no convincing evidence of the gravitational waves. No evidence of inflation.
— The New York Times
Andrei Linde, Alan Guth, and Alexei Starobinsky have been recognized for developing the theory of cosmic inflation, which explains the origin and structure of the universe.
— Astronomy Magazine
Department of Physics
Varian Blg. 386
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-2687 and 650-494-6106