Alexei Vladimir Filippenko (born July 25, 1958) is an American astrophysicist and professor of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. Filippenko graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, CA. He received a Bachelor of Arts in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1979 and a Ph.D. in astronomy from the California Institute of Technology in 1984, where he was a Hertz Foundation Fellow. His research focuses on supernova and active galaxies at optical, ultraviolet, and near-infrared wavelengths.
14.12.2011 Li and UC Berkeley colleagues, including Bloom and Alex Filippenko, UC Berkeley professor of astronomy, analyzed high-resolution Hubble data and calculated that the companion could not have been a red giant star, which ...
04.10.2012 [UC Berkeley] - Astronomer Alex Filippenko shows he's ready for take-off in a jet fighter piloted by Lt. Mark Tedrow, one of the Navy's elite Blue Angels team. Noelle Filippenko photo. For the lucky few, soaring over San Francisco with the Blue Angels is the dream of
03.10.2012 [San Francisco Chronicle] - Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot from Danville who safely ditched a US Airways plane in the Hudson River in New York, and Professor Alex Filippenko, a UC Berkeley astronomer. "I feel 30 again!" Sullenberger, 61, wrote on his Twitter account
19.09.2012 [NBCNews.com] - As Alex Filippenko, an astrophysicist at the University of California, Berkeley, said in a conference talk earlier this year, "The Big Bang could've occurred as a result of just the laws of physics being there. With the laws of physics, you can get
18.09.2012 [Huffington Post] - As Alex Filippenko, an astrophysicist at the University of California, Berkeley, said in a conference talk earlier this year, "The Big Bang could've occurred as a result of just the laws of physics being there. With the laws of physics, you can get
05.10.2012 [Daily Californian] - UC Berkeley astronomy professor Alex Filippenko took to the skies on Wednesday when he flew with the U.S. Navy's flight demonstration squadron — the Blue Angels. He was chosen to fly with the Angels as part of the Navy's Key Influencer Program, which
13.09.2012 [Daily Californian] - “This event also provides an interesting educational opportunity, reminding us of the importance of math and science in our lives,” said UC Berkeley astronomy professor Alex Filippenko, in an email sent to students. Adelyn Baxter is the city news editor.
14.01.2010 by Buzz Skyline Another ESSENCE scientist, Alex Filippenko of the University of California, Berkeley, said that the antimatter-supernova mechanism might be important in locating these first stars. By Phillip F. Schewe Inside Science News Service ...