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Alex Lupsasca wins New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation

Posted by on Monday, September 25, 2023 in Spotlight.

Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics Alex Lupsasca has won a 2024 New Horizons in Physics Prize for his theoretical work on the interpretation of black hole images and his proposal of a new method for using super-powered telescopes to look closely at black holes and their invisible fingerprints called photon rings. The New Horizons Prize recognizes early-career physicists and mathematicians who are making strides in their research fields.

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