Joanne Cohn

Joanne Cohn is an American astrophysicist known for her work in cosmology and her role in the creation of the ArXiv.org e-print archive.wikipedia
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She did her Ph.D. on superstring theory at the University of Chicago with Daniel Friedan and Stephen Shenker.

ArXiv

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Joanne Cohn is an American astrophysicist known for her work in cosmology and her role in the creation of the ArXiv.org e-print archive. In the summer of 1991, Paul Ginsparg volunteered to create an automated system for sharing preprints, which developed into the arXiv.
Around 1990, Joanne Cohn began emailing physics preprints to colleagues as TeX files, but the number of papers being sent soon filled mailboxes to capacity.

Astrophysics

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Joanne Cohn is an American astrophysicist known for her work in cosmology and her role in the creation of the ArXiv.org e-print archive.

Cosmology

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Joanne Cohn is an American astrophysicist known for her work in cosmology and her role in the creation of the ArXiv.org e-print archive.

Harvard University

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Cohn graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in 1983 with an A.B. in physics.

Superstring theory

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She did her Ph.D. on superstring theory at the University of Chicago with Daniel Friedan and Stephen Shenker.

Daniel Friedan

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She did her Ph.D. on superstring theory at the University of Chicago with Daniel Friedan and Stephen Shenker.

University of California, Berkeley

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Cohn is a Senior Fellow in the Space Sciences Lab at the University of California, Berkeley.

Galaxy formation and evolution

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Her current research interests focus on galaxy formation and evolution.

United States Department of Energy

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She has received grants from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

National Science Foundation

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She has received grants from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Electronic mailing list

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Between 1989 and 1991, Cohn maintained an electronic mailing list for sharing theoretical physics preprints or "e-prints".

Paul Ginsparg

In the summer of 1991, Paul Ginsparg volunteered to create an automated system for sharing preprints, which developed into the arXiv.