Laureates

David N. Spergel and the WMAP Science Team

Princeton University

2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

For detailed maps of the early universe that greatly improved our knowledge of the evolution of the cosmos and the fluctuations that seeded the formation of galaxies.

David N. Spergel and the WMAP Science Team

The WMAP Science Team:

  • C. Barnes
  • R. Bean
  • O. Doré
  • J. Dunkley
  • B. Gold
  • M. R. Greason
  • M. Halpern
  • R. S. Hill
  • A. Kogut
  • E. Komatsu
  • D. Larson
  • M. Limon
  • S. S. Meyer
  • M. R. Nolta
  • N. Odegard
  • H. V. Peiris
  • K. M. Smith
  • G. S. Tucker
  • L. Verde
  • J. L. Weiland
  • E. Wollack
  • E. L. Wright