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Douglas Stanford wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize for work on chaos and quantum gravity

Image credit: L.A. Cicero
Dec 3 2017
Awards, Department News

Douglas Stanford has won the 2018 Breakthrough New Horizons Prize in Physics for work that uses chaos to better understand the links between quantum physics and black holes.

The prize is given each year to up to three “promising junior researchers who have already produced important work,” according to the prize website. Each winner is awarded $100,000, funded by a grant from the Milner Foundation.  [Read more.]