Fundamental Physics Prize

Nine scientists have been awarded $3 million each for “advances in delving into the deepest mysteries of physics and the universe.” The Fundamental Physics Prize, established by Yuri Milner, may be split among multiple winners, and a researcher will be able to win more than once. There is also a $100,000 prize (New Horizons in Physics Prize) to honor promising young researchers! Catch the news here. And explore the details for the prize here!

Other notable prizes in physics include:

  • Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Max Planck medal, awarded annually by the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
  • Lorentz Medal, awarded every four years by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Wolf Prize in Physics, awarded annually by the Wolf Foundation in Israel
  • Awards given by the National Academy of Sciences
  • Prizes given by the American Physical Society
  • Awards given by the Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society
  • Awards and Prizes given by the American Institute of Physics
  • Awards given by the Institute of Physics

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