Stephen Hawking wins Special Fundamental Physics Prize

12/11/2012 | Guardian (London), The

Stephen Hawking was awarded the Special Fundamental Physics Prize for his long line of contributions to the field of physics, including the widely accepted theory that black holes emit radiation and glow. Russian billionaire Yuri Milner established the $2.9 million award in July, the largest sum given for a science prize. "No one undertakes research in physics with the intention of winning a prize. ... Nevertheless prizes like these play an important role in giving public recognition for achievement in physics. They increase the stature of physics and interest in it," said Hawking, who is thinking of spending the money on his autistic grandson and a holiday home.

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