Alan Guth Biography


Alan Guth

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Birth Name: Alan Guth
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   69 Years
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Alan Harvey Guth is an American theoretical physicist. He is also a cosmologist. He was born on 27th of November in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then attended a five-year program and received a combined bachelor’s and masters in 1969. He also pursued his interest for the PhD and finally completed it in 1972. There is no information about his father and mother and also about his brothers and sisters.

Alan Harvey Guth is a married man. He is married to Susan Tisch. They got married in 1971. They met each other while they were in high school and since then they started their love affairs. This sweet couple also has two children together named Lawrence and Jennifer. Alan is not involved in any kind of love affairs and there is also no any indication of this couple getting divorced.

 During his early days, Alan Guth had a hard time in his career. He was an intelligent fellow, yet, due to lack of fellowship he had a hard time to find a reliable job in his areas of interest. At that time he was a physicist.   At the start of his career, he was at Princeton University, Columbia University, Cornell University at the Stanford respectively. While he was at Cornell University, he introduced an idea about his inflation theory. He has earned a huge salary being a physicist and also as a cosmologist. However, his net worth is unknown to the press.

 

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Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

1947 27th of December

He is from a middle-class family. He was born on 27th of November in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. He was also raised there. Later, he attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

 

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Obtained dual bachelor and masters degree

1969

He was enrolled at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined there to obtain his Bachelor degree; however, later he attended a five-year program and received a combined bachelor’s and masters in 1969. He received it in a short period of time.

 

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Married to Susan Tisch

1971

Alan is a married man. He is married to Susan Tisch. They got married in 1971. They met each other while they were in high school and since then they started their love affair. This couple also has two children together.

 

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Began his career from Princeton University

1971

Soon after his graduation, he started working at Princeton University. He worked there for about half a decade and then joined Columbia University, Cornell University and at the Stanford respectively. During his early days, he had a hard time in his career.

 

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Obtained PhD

1972

He obtained his Phd degree from MIT in 1972. After that, he began to pursue his career as a physicist; however, he had a hard time in his career. Despite being an intelligent fellow, it was difficult for him to find a secure job in his areas of interest, mainly due to lack of fellowship.

 

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First child Lawrence

1977

He married his love of life, Susan Tisch in 1971. After being married for seven years, they had their first son Lawrence, who was born in 1977. There is no more information about him and also no information about his birthday.

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Published a book named The Inflationary Universe

1977

Alan is an author too. He has published lots of scientific papers and journals. And one of them he published in 1977, which was entitled The Inflationary Universe under the name The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins. In 2002, he published another one and it was “Inflation and the New Era of High-Precision Cosmology”.

 

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Introduced an idea about inflation theory

1978

While he was in Cornell University, he introduced an idea about his inflation theory. He then joined Stanford University and there he fully focused on his own theory. His theory was later comfirmed in 2014 after some scientific findings.

 

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Second child, Jennifer

1983

In 1983, Alan became the father of his second child from his wife, Susan Tisch. It was a girl child named, Jennifer. According to the press, it is clear that she is his last child. They are living happily together and these days. Interestingly, Jennifer, now a young girl,  is rumored to be dating someone.

 

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Received Fundamental Physics Prize

2012 of December

For his work to the scientific world, he was honored with lots of prestigious awards. He was honored with the Fundamental Physics Prize in the July of 2012. He also received Kavli Prize awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science in 2014. 

 

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