Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.

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Birth Name: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.

Occupation: Physicist

Born In: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Birthdate: March 29, 1941

Age: 83 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. was born on the 29th of March, 1941. He is popular for being a Physicist. He and fellow physicist Kenneth Wilson are both recipients of the Wolf Prize and the Nobel Prize. Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.’s age is 83. The co-recipient (with Russell Alan Hulse) of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics, he is famous for his discovery of a new variety of pulsar, a binary pulsar, which he and Hulse named PSR B1913+16.

The 83-year-old physicist was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in physics from Haverford College and his doctorate in astronomy from Harvard University, he accepted a professorship at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He taught at Princeton University from 1980 until 2006.

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Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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While we don't know Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Saturday. People born on a Saturday enjoy an optimistic and positive disposition. Sometimes it takes them a while to get going, but once they're off, nothing can hold them back.

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The 83-year-old American was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Serpent


Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. attended Princeton University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Haverford College, Harvard University.


Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.’s parents.

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REAL NAME: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.
NICKNAME: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday

Net Worth

The 83-year-old American physicist has done well thus far. Majority of Joseph’s money comes from being a physicist. CelebsMoney has recently updated Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. is a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. has a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

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Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.’s birth sign is Aries and he has a ruling planet of Mars.

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