2018 Breakthrough Prize awarded to Oxford Professor Kim Nasmyth | University of Oxford

Professor Kim Nasmyth FRS, Whitley Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford, has been awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences at a ceremony held in the NASA Ames Research Centre in Silicon Valley, California.

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UBC astrophysicist shares $3M prize for ‘baby picture’ of universe – Technology & Science – CBC News

An astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia and 26 other researchers have been awarded $3 million US for the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics. They used a satellite used to take a ‘baby picture’ of the early universe using the heat leftover from the big bang.

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