Barth Netterfield Astrophysicist
Barth Netterfield’s 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
Recipient of the Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal, 2009.
NSERC Steacie Fellowship, 2008.
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2001.
E. Hivon 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., vol. 567, no. 1, pp. 2, 2002.
Senior Fellow Cosmology & Gravity
University of TorontoDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
PhD (Physics) Princeton University
BS (Physics) Bethel College
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