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Breakthrough Prize Winners

The BHI would like to congratulate Andy Strominger and Cumrun Vafa for winning the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for their pioneering work on black holes.

December 9, 2016

 

The BHI would like to congratulate Andy Strominger and Cumrun Vafa for winning the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for their pioneering work on black holes. We are so privileged to have them at Harvard! I just returned from Palo Alto, where the prize ceremony took place in the company of celebrities and other luminaries in life sciences and mathematics. 

For more details, see the official public announcement,