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Dec 6 2018 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: Faculty
Leonard Susskind, a pioneer of string theory, the holographic principle and other big physics ideas spanning the past half-century, has proposed a solution to an important puzzle about black holes. The problem is that even though these mysterious, invisible spheres appear to stay a constant size as... more
Nov 19 2018 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: Faculty
Sean Hartnoll offers insight on experiments suggesting that exotic superconducting materials share a “strange metal” state characterized by a quantum speed limit.  more
Nov 5 2018 | The Mercury News | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Staff
Mountain View’s Aron Wall lives and breathes science, pondering fundamental insights about quantum field theory and gravity that have earned him this year’s prestigious Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize, to be awarded in a red-carpet ceremony at NASA Ames on Sunday.   more
Oct 17 2018 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Staff
Stanford research scientist Aron Wall has been awarded a 2019 Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for fundamental insights about quantum information, quantum field theory and gravity. more
Oct 8 2018 | Russian-American Science Association | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The G.A. Gamow Award is founded by the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America) in memory of the outstanding Russian-American physicist, Professor George Antonovich Gamow (1904-1968), to recognize members of the Russian-speaking scientific diaspora for outstanding contributions to... more

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