Princeton University Press books have won numerous awards, including six Pulitzer Prizes, five Bancroft Prizes, three National Book Awards, and hundreds of major awards from academic organizations. Dozens of Press authors have been awarded the most prestigious academic prizes in the world, including the Nobel Prize in economics, physics, chemistry, medicine, and literature, the Fields Medal, and the Holberg Prize.
Unsolved Problems in Astrophysics John N. Bahcall and Jeremiah P. Ostriker
Winner of the 1999 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship, American Astronomical Society Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Co-Winner of the 2015 Gruber Cosmology Prize for Theoretical and Experimental Explorations of the Universe (with John Carlstrom and Lyman Page), The Gruber Foundation
Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation Timothy J. Jorgensen
Winner of the 2017 PROSE Award in History of Science, Medicine & Technology, Association of American Publishers Winner of the 2017 AIP Science Writing Award for Books, American Institute of Physics One of Smithsonian Magazine’s Best Science Books of 2016 #6 on The Telegraph’s Top 50 Books of the Year 2016 One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2016 One of Physics World's Top Ten Books of the Year, 2016 Shortlisted for Physics World's Book of the Year 2016
Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, and J. Richard Gott
A New York Times Bestseller One of Men’s Journal’s 40 Best Books of 2016 One of Symmetry Magazine’s Physics Books of 2016 One of Ars Technica’s 12 engrossing nonfiction books from 2016 Honorable Mention for the 2017 PROSE Award in Cosmology and Astronomy, Association of American Publishers One of Forbes.com’s 10 Best Popular Science Books of 2016: Maths, Physics, Chemistry Longlisted for the 2018 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books, Young Adult Science Books