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Gravity Research Foundations Awards 2007

  1. May 15, 2007 #1
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  3. May 15, 2007 #2

    marcus

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    And congratulations to those who placed as well


    Symmetries, Horizons, and Black Hole Entropy by Steve Carlip (UC Davis)

    How Black Holes Form in High Energy Collisions by Nemanja Kaloper and John Terning (UC Davis)

    Heavy Ion Collisions and Black Hole Dynamics by Steven S. Gubser (Princeton)

    How Many Black Holes Fit on the Head of a Pin? by Frederik Denef and Gregory W. Moore (Belgium's KU Leuven and Rutgers)

    The Return of a Static Universe and the End of Cosmology by Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert J. Scherrer (Case Western Reserve and Vanderbilt)

    It's remarkable that the top two prizes went to people at UC Davis
    Davis looks more and more like a major gravity department
    It is where John Baez student Derek Wise chose for postdoc, and it is where our new member A.P. is a freshman
    and the main gravity honcho there, Steve Carlip, won the top essay prize. It helps to make it visible to us.

    Also noticeable that so many of the prize essays were about black holes this time.
     
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  4. May 15, 2007 #3
    yes, of course :biggrin:

    Many papers on black holes this year.
     
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    Yes. Four out of the five!
    and two of those explicitly about collision.

    Christine, thanks for sharing this news. It is interesting in several ways.
     
  6. May 25, 2007 #5
    ... and no ST or LQG paper since 2005 ....
     
  7. May 25, 2007 #6

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    Yes, I have already noted that they stimulate "alternative" approaches. :smile:
     
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