Wpg Free Press: Twelve of province’s finest named to Order of Manitoba
The names of 12 Manitobans who will be invested into the Order of Manitoba were announced today.
They will be honoured July 13 in a special ceremony that recognizes the 150th anniversary of Confederation….
Dr. Phillip James (Jim) Peebles, an award-winning physicist, is the Albert Einstein Professor of Science Emeritus at Princeton University and one of the world’s leading theoretical cosmologists. Born and raised in Winnipeg, and a graduate of the University of Manitoba, he has contributed more than any other living scientist to the understanding of the origin of the large-scale structure in the universe, including the formation of galaxies like the Milky Way.