Meet Peter Fisher, PhD

In September, 2010 Dr. Fisher gave a Science for the Public lecture on Dark Matter in the Universe.


Peter Fisher, PhD is a Professor of Physics and Division Head, Particle and Nuclear Experimental Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds appointments at MIT's Laboratory for Nuclear Science and the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research. He is primarily involved in CERN's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) experiment, which is designed to make high-precision measurements of cosmic rays. His primary physics interests are dark matter and high-energy interactions, and he is also interested in the development of new particle detectors.