Tag: physics

Philip Scherrer

Philip Scherrer receives 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize

by Erin Garcia de Jesus on February 15, 2019 5:00 pm
PHILIP SCHERRER, professor (research) of physics and senior fellow at the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, has received the 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize from the Solar Physics Division the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Scherrer’s research focuses on solar cycles, the sun’s interior and how the sun’s activity affects Earth. AAS recognized Scherrer for his development… Read more Philip Scherrer receives 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize
Steven Chu

Steven Chu is appointed to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

by Taylor Kubota on October 25, 2018 2:50 pm
Pope Francis has appointed physicist STEVEN CHU to the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The academy consists of 80 life members who are chosen regardless of religious affiliation to work together to examine issues of scientific importance. Chu joins Stanford professors PAUL BERG and HELEN BLAU as members of the academy. Chu, professor of physics and… Read more Steven Chu is appointed to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences
Dustin Schroeder

Dustin Schroeder receives NSF CAREER Award

by Stanford Earth on July 24, 2018 4:30 pm
DUSTIN SCHROEDER, an assistant professor of geophysics, recently received a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. The five-year grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Schroeder leads the Radio Glaciology research… Read more Dustin Schroeder receives NSF CAREER Award