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Michael Strauss
Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Michael A Strauss is a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University in New Jersey. He is the author of Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour (2016), co-written with Neil deGrasse Tyson and J Richard Gott.

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