Four researchers who are affiliated with the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have been selected by their professional peers for the distinct honor of Fellow of the American Physical Society.
UC Santa Barbara postdoctoral researcher Henry Maxfield has been named a winner of the Breakthrough Foundation's 2021 New Horizons Prize in Fundamental Physics. He, along with fellow early-career researchers Ahmed Almheiri at the Institute for Advanced Study, Netta Englehardt at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Geoff Penington at UC Berkeley, were awarded $100,000 "for calculating the quantum information content of a black hole and its radiation."
Australian Quantum Vortex team who proved a 70-year-old theory of turbulence, potentially unlocking future quantum technologies, are finalists in 2020 Eureka Prizes - the nation's top science awards. 'Two dimensional' vortices range from the flow of electrons in superconductors to cyclones, including Jupiter's Great Spot.
The National Cancer Institute award provides extended support for researchers to pursue projects with groundbreaking cancer research potential.
The National Association of Science Writers announces the winners of the 2020 Science in Society Journalism Awards.
Argonne materials scientist Arturo Gutierrez has been recognized by HENAAC, the national organization that honors Hispanic scientists and engineers.
A University of Tennessee Extension professional has been recognized nationally for her work with local Master Gardeners. Rachel Painter, Master Gardener coordinator with UT-TSU Extension in Rutherford County, has been honored with the National Master Gardener Distinguished Early Career Award.
HYEON Taeghwan, SNU Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Nanoparticle Research of Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has been named a 2020 Clarivate Analytic Citation Laureate, recognized for his 'Nobel class' work of developing the synthesis procedure of uniform-sized nanocrystals.
During National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists announced the three Winners and six Finalists. The Blavatnik Regional Awards honor outstanding postdoctoral scientists from academic research institutions across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and recognize researchers in three scientific categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Winners receive a $30,000 unrestricted prize, and two Finalists are each awarded $10,000.
The National Association of Science Writers announces two winners of the 2020 Excellence in Institutional Writing Award.