Professors Tim Hollowood and Graham Shore have been awarded Third Prize in the Gravity Research Foundation 2012 Essay Competition for a paper entitled "The Unbearable Beingness of Light". They received $1,000 prize money.
The Gravity Research Foundation Essay Prize is a prestigious annual competition, inaugurated in 1949, for short papers describing the authors' original research in the fields of general relativity and quantum gravity. Previous top 3 award winners include Roger Penrose, Steven Hawking, Jakob Bekenstein, Frank Wilczek, George Smoot, etc.
- Monday 12 November 2012 00.00 GMT
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