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May 20 2019 | European Physical Society | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Faculty
The 2019 Gribov Medal, for outstanding work by a young physicist in Theoretical Particle Physics and/or Field Theory, is awarded to Douglas Stanford for his pioneering work on quantum chaos and its relation to the near-horizon dynamics of black holes.
May 3 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Department News, Faculty, Students
Theoretical physicist Shamit Kachru and three of his graduate students talk about the social fabric behind their research, the cycle of confusion and discovery, and the sense of awe – or the cool factor – that drives them.
Apr 3 2019 | The Shoucheng Zhang Memorial Workshop | Posted In: Department News
Our friend, Professor Shoucheng Zhang, passed away on December 1, 2018. This was a great loss for the entire physics community. To honor Shoucheng and to celebrate his remarkable science and life, we organized a Memorial Workshop from May 2-4, 2019.
Mar 15 2019 | Simons Foundation | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Faculty
The Simons Foundation congratulates the outstanding mathematicians and theoretical physicists who have been awarded Simons Fellowships in 2019. The foundation is proud to support the work of SITP Professors Renata Kallosh and Andrei Linde.
Mar 7 2019 | Stanford News
A new exhibit at the Cantor Arts Center invites viewers to imagine not just one universe, but many.