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The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics is a $40,000 prize in physics or chemistry awarded by Tel Aviv University each year for scientists aged 40 years and under.[1] It was created through the generosity of Dr. Raymond Sackler and his wife, Mrs. Beverly Sackler. A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... The Engineering Faculty Boulevard The Smolarz Auditorium Tel Aviv University (TAU, אוניברסיטת תל אביב, אתא) is one of Israels major universities. ... Doctor Raymond R. Sackler is a physician and cofounder of multinational pharmaceutical company, Purdue Pharma. ...


The 2006 joint winners were Professor Yuri Kovchegov of Ohio State University, for his work in quantum chromodynamics at very high energies and gluon densities, and Professor Thomas Glasmacher of Michigan State University, for developing new sensitive methods of studying nuclear structure, utilizing Coulomb excitation with fast beams of rare isotopes. The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Quantum chromodynamics (abbreviated as QCD) is the theory of the strong interaction (color force), a fundamental force describing the interactions of the quarks and gluons found in hadrons (such as the proton, neutron or pion). ... In particle physics, gluons are subatomic particles that cause quarks to interact, and are indirectly responsible for the binding of protons and neutrons together in atomic nuclei. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ...


The 2007 joint winners were Professor Clare M. Waterman-Storer and Professor Frank J├╝licher.


Juan Maldacena and Michael R. Douglas have also won this prize. Juan Maldacena at Harvard Juan Maldacena is a theoretical physicist born in Argentina in 1968. ... Michael R. Douglas is a prominent string theorist and the director of the New High Energy Theory Center at Rutgers University. ...


For 2008, the age limit has been raised to 42 and the prize money to $50,000.[2]


External links

  • Tel Aviv University page
  • Biography

References

  1. ^ MSU cyclotron physicist honored with Sackler Prize. Michigan State University (2006-05-04). Retrieved on 2008-03-09.
  2. ^ Tel Aviv University - Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences (Physics) - Call for Nominations. Duke University (2008-01-09). Retrieved on 2008-03-09.
Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences (309 words)
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences was established through the generosity of Dr.
The Sackler Prize supports dedication to science, originality and excellence, and it is intended for young scientists who have made outstanding and fundamental contributions in their fields.
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Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences 2006 (292 words)
The Prize supports dedication to science, originality and excellence, and it is intended for young scientists who have made outstanding and fundamental contributions in their fields.
The prize will be awarded to the recipient, in person, at the annual session of the TAU Board of Governors meeting (during the week of 21 May 2006).
The coordinator for the 2006 Sackler Prize is Prof.
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