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March 10, 2020 Tuesday 03:45:13 PM IST

First Stephen Hawking Fellowships awarded to two Manchester scientists

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The first Stephen Hawking Fellowships have been awarded to Dr. Danai Antonopoulou and Dr. Stefan Schact of Manchester University, UK. The fellows will tackle major scientific questions such as the nature of the early universe and dark matter and whether string theory really is a ‘theory of everything’, engaging with the public through stand-up comedy, art, and music. The Stephen Hawking Fellowships were launched by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), working with the Hawking family, in recognition of Stephen Hawking’s exceptional contributions to scientific knowledge and popularisation of science.

Dr. Schacht aims to build on last year’s observation of the unique phenomenon of matter-antimatter asymmetry in a form of particle called the D0 meson, to take us one step closer to answering our big questions about the fundamental laws of nature. He plans to engage the wider public by establishing a programme for particle physics at the Bluedot festival, annual music, science and art festival at the Jodrell Bank Observatory site. Based at the Jodrell Bank Centre of Astrophysics, Dr. Antonopoulou will advance our knowledge of neutron stars and their unusual physical properties, such as superfluidity and superconductivity and the nature of extremely dense matter.


(Content Courtesy: https://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/first-stephen-hawking-fellowships-awarded-to-two-manchester-scientists/)


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