Breakthrough Prize

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Creating Hero Scientists With The Breakthrough Prize

15 November 2014 | 3:49 am The creators of the Breakthrough Prize want to do more than just reward scientists. They want to rebrand them. If scientists and engineers are changing the world, why aren't they being lauded like movie stars? Read Full Story

Three CfA researchers share in $3 million Breakthrough Prize

14 November 2014 | 6:52 pm ( Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics ) Harvard researchers Robert Kirshner, Christopher Stubbs, and Peter Challis have been named co-recipients of the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for their role in the 1998 discovery of dark energy and the accelerated expansion of the universe. This discovery fundamentally changed our understanding of the universe and resulted in …

Carnegie's Mark Phillips to share Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

14 November 2014 | 3:52 pm ( Carnegie Institution ) Carnegie astronomer Mark Phillips, interim director of the Las Campanas Observatory, is one of a group of scientists being honored with the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. The prize recognizes 'major insights into the deepest questions of the Universe' and is being shared by two research teams, the Supernova Cosmology Project and the High-Z Supernova Search …

12 Breakthrough Prize Winners 2014 – Business Insider

14 November 2014 | 4:06 pm Created by Silicon Valley giants from Facebook and Google in February 2013, the Breakthrough Prize is a $33 million annual pot that is split among 11 people or in the case of this year, 12 people to reward life science …

Physicists Won $3 Million Breakthrough Prize – Business Insider

11 November 2014 | 11:44 pm It pays to be smart, and that's very true in the case of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize awards winners. These three winners will share $3 million in prize money for their groundbreaking work probing the physics of our universe.

Benedict Cumberbatch & Eddie Redmayne Suit Up for the …

10 November 2014 | 10:15 pm Benedict Cumberbatch looks mighty fine as he suits up to attend the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony held at NASA Ames Research Center on Sunday evening (November 9) in Mountain View, Calif.

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