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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
Sep 26 2018 | Science News | Posted In: Faculty
Douglas Stanford's work as a theoretical physicist at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., has already revealed new insights, including the discovery that black holes reach the pinnacle of chaos — nothing can be more chaotic than a black hole. more
Sep 10 2018 | Stanford News
As physicists have delved deeper and deeper into nature’s mysteries, they have been forced to accept the unsettling fact that our universe is suspiciously fine-tuned to support life. The amount of matter in the universe, the mass of the electron, the strength of gravity – if the value of any of... more
Aug 24 2018 | John Bardeen Prize | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The John Bardeen Prize was established in 1991 by the organizers of the International Conference on the Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity (M2S) in honor of SITP Professor John Bardeen for “theoretical work that has provided significant insights on the nature of superconductivity and has... more