2020 Laureates

The Kavli Prize honors scientists for breakthroughs in three research areas:

Astrophysics: the origin, structure, and composition of the cosmos.

Nanoscience: science at the atomic scale.

Neuroscience: science of the human brain.

“for his groundbreaking research in the field of observational X-ray astronomy, covering a wide range of topics from gas flows in clusters of galaxies to supermassive black holes at the heart of galaxies”

“for sub-ångström resolution imaging and chemical analysis using electron beams”

“for their transformative discovery of receptors for temperature and pressure”

Honoring scientists for breakthroughs in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience – transforming our understanding of the very big, the very small and the very complex.

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