Barth Netterfield

Bio Outline


  • Senior Fellow
  • Gravity & the Extreme Universe


  • University of Toronto
Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics


  • Canada


PhD (Physics), Princeton University
BS (Physics), Bethel College


Barth Netterfield is an astrophysicist whose group is involved in measurements of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) and in new measurements of the sub-mm sky. He specializes in balloon-borne astrophysics observation, and has worked with the BOOMERANG, BLAST and Spider experiments.


Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal, 2009

NSERC Steacie Fellowship, 2008

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2001

Relevant Publications

Hivon, E. et al. "MASTER of the Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy Power Spectrum: A Fast Method for Statistical Analysis of Large and Complex Cosmic Microwave Background Data Sets." Astrophys. J. 567, no. 1 (2002): 2.