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Rogier Windhorst

Rogier Windhorst is an expert in astronomy, astrophysics, and dark energy and matter.

Windhorst is a regents professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration.

Windhorst's research focuses on astronomy, cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, the cosmic dark ages, the epoch of First Light, and astronomical instrumentation. 

He is one of the world's six Interdisciplinary Scientists for NASA's 6.5 meter James Webb Space Telescope launched in 2018.

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Looking for the first stars has long been a goal of astronomy. They will tell us about the actual properties of the very early universe, things we've only modeled on our computers until now.

— Rogier Windhorst, Phys Org