Professors Share Prestigious Cosmology Prize

Professors Share Prestigious Cosmology Prize

Dr. Mark Halpern and Dr. Gary Hinshaw of UBC Physics and Astronomy have been awarded the 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize for their work as part of a 2003 NASA mission that pinpointed the age of the Universe at 13.75 billion years. They will share the $500,000 award with NASA Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) lead Charles Bennett and other colleagues from the team.

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