The Crafoord Prize Award Ceremony
The Crafoord Prize Award Ceremony 2016.
Find photos from the ceremony at the Crafoord Prize website
16.30 - 17.30
Beijersalen, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
Invited guests only.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics to Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, “for the development of contact and symplectic topology and groundbreaking discoveries of rigidity and flexibility phenomena”, and the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy to Roy Kerr, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Roger Blandford, Stanford University, CA, USA, “for fundamental work concerning rotating black holes and their astrophysical consequences”.
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Read more about the prize at the Crafoord Prize web site.