Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686
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Riccardo Giacconi is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the Johns Hopkins University. His research is in experimental astrophysics. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for his pathbreaking work inventing the field of X-ray astronomy.