Joseph Silk

Joseph Silk holds the Savilian Chair of Astronomy at the University of Oxford (UK) and is Director of the Beecroft Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology.

Professor Silk has over 500 publications, of which 20 have been published in Natureand 11 in Science. A graduate of Harvard University, Professor Silk has given more than two hundred invited conference lectures, primarily on dark matter, galaxy formation and cosmology. He is a Fellow of New College, Oxford.