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Nine scientific pioneers receive the 2016 Kavli prizes

By e-EPS. Published on 23 June 2016 in:
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OSLO, NORWAY – Nine pioneering scientists from Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the USA have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognise scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.

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By e-EPS. Published on 25 August 2014 in:
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Nine scientific pioneers receive the 2014 Kavli Prizes

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 25 June 2014 in:
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Nine pioneering scientists have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.

The 2014 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics is shared between Alan H. Guth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Andrei D. Linde, Stanford University, USA, and Alexei A. Starobinsky, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia. They receive the prize “for pioneering the theory of cosmic inflation”. The theory of…

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2012 Kavli Prizes awarded

By Ian Randall. Published on 26 September 2012 in:
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The winners of the 2012 Kavli Prizes – which are awarded in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience – have been announced. The awards – which include a total cash prize of 1 million dollars in each field – were presented by His Majesty King Harald V of Norway at a special ceremony held in Oslo on 4 September this year.

The 2012 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics was awarded to David C. Jewitt, Jane X. Luu and Michael E. Brown, for “discovering and characterizing the Kuiper Belt and its largest members…

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