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Hirosi Ooguri awarded the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics

May 25, 2018

This year’s Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics, endowed with 100 000 euros, is awarded to the Japanese scientist Hirosi…
Name of the Laureate of the N.I. Lobachevsky Medal and Prize Announced

September 1, 2017

On August 29, the international jury for awarding the Lobachevsky Medal and Prize “For Outstanding Works in Geometry…
2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics Goes to Five Neutrino Experiments

November 11, 2015

At a gala ceremony held in Silicon Valley on November 8, the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO), the Kamioka…
Four Brookhaven Lab Projects Selected as R&D 100 Award Finalists

September 1, 2015

Four Brookhaven National Laboratory projects have been selected as finalists for the 2015 R&D 100 awards, which honor…
NASA Awards $100,000 to Winning Team of Robot Challenge

June 15, 2015

NASA has awarded $100,000 in prize money to the Mountaineers, a team from West Virginia University, Morgantown, for…
LLNL researchers land geothermal energy award

June 10, 2015

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineers Tom Edmunds and Pedro Sotorrio have been honored by the Geothermal Energy Association…
Penrose’s and Hawking’s early math award revisited

November 19, 2014

In 1966, it was Roger Penrose who won the prestigious Adams Prize for his essay “An analysis of…
NIST Team Honored for Work on Military Smartphone Apps, Security

September 4, 2014

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have earned a 2014 GCN Award for Information Technology Excellence* for speeding development…
Fusion for brain signals: Heinrich Wieland Prize awarded to Reinhard Jahn for studies on cell biology

August 11, 2014

Professor Reinhard Jahn has been selected as the recipient of the international Heinrich Wieland Prize for his paradigmatic…
NASA, Partners Announce Top Achievements in Space Station Research

June 20, 2014

NASA, the American Astronautical Society and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) have announced…
Unified Solar takes home $225,000 for a circuit that augments the output of partially shaded solar cells

April 30, 2014

An MIT team whose integrated chip restores lost power to partially shaded solar panels — achieving double the…
NASA Honors William Shatner With Distinguished Public Service Medal

April 29, 2014

After nearly 50 years of warping across galaxies and saving the universe from a variety of alien threats…
SEDD scientist represents the lab with White House recognition for PiezoMEMS

April 28, 2014

Ronald Polcawich’s first chemistry test in high school was “eye-opening.” He still remembers the disappointment he experienced that…
2013 Comet Awards Announced

April 16, 2014

The Minor Planet Center, located at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Cambridge, Mass., has announced the recipients…
Professor notes wait for Nobel science prizes is growing alarming long

April 11, 2014

Santo Fortunato, Associate Professor of Complex Systems at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland has published a Correspondence piece…
Göttingen-based Abberior Instruments GmbH takes home German Industry’s Innovation Award 2014

March 21, 2014

Göttingen-based Abberior Instruments GmbH was named as winner of this year’s German Industry’s Innovation Award, now in its…
Richard Tapia, mathematician and mentor, receives 2014 Vannevar Bush Award

March 21, 2014

Yesterday the National Science Board (NSB) announced that mathematician Richard Tapia, a leader in mentoring minorities in science,…
First 2014 Golden Goose Award to physicist Larry Smarr

February 17, 2014

Larry Smarr, a physicist whose work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on calculating black hole collisions…
UC San Diego Shake Table, Robot Win Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science

November 15, 2013

The biggest outdoor shake table in the world and a robot designed to move along utility lines have…
NYU-Poly professors win Google Faculty Research Awards

October 17, 2013

Two faculty members from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) are among the latest recipients of…
NanoRacks Honored with Space Station Innovation Award

July 17, 2013

Plug and play is a concept the developers of NanoRacks took to heart and to space, with the design and…
Asteroid Expert Receives Carl Sagan Medal for Public Communication

July 15, 2013

For his work making the solar system’s nomads of the night sky — near-Earth objects, asteroids and comets…
White House honors Ginsparg for arXiv

June 20, 2013

The White House will honor Cornell’s Paul Ginsparg as a Champion of Change June 20. Ginsparg, professor of…
Kitchen drawers, nano-capsules scoop invention awards

May 29, 2013

The inventors of products ranging from kitchen drawers that close silently to hi-tech cancer-killing nano capsules were among…
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