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Terry Matilsky | Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Rutgers University

Current Position and Past Experience
Terry Matilsky is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University. He has been on the faculty for over 35 years. Before that, he worked with Nobel Prize-winner Riccardo Giacconi on Uhuru, NASA’s first dedicated X-ray satellite.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Matilsky earned his B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1967. In 1971, he earned his Ph. D from Princeton University.

Matilsky is the winner of the 2012 Richard H. Emmons prize of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for lifetime contributions to the teaching of undergraduate astronomy.

You can find Matilsky on the web through his Faculty homepage.