The EPS-AG prizes are awarded every three years for outstanding achievements in the accelerator field.
Transferable skills in communication, teamwork and computing make particle-physics PhDs highly sought after by industry.
French actor Irène Jacob's novel is an intimate portrait of life as the daughter of a renowned theoretical physicist, writes James Gillies.
Aashild Sørheim's book presents new documentary evidence on the wartime life of an engineer who had a seminal impact on accelerator physics, writes Kurt Hübner.
He was the last of the leaders of the original seven physics groups formed at SLAC.
Since the early 1960s his vision and organisational skills helped shape experimental particle physics in Czechoslovakia and Czechia.
Tollestrup was one of the world’s most influential modern physicists, writes George Zweig.
One half of the prize was granted to James Peebles for theoretical discoveries in cosmology, while the other was shared between Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for the discovery of an exoplanet orbitin...
Spiro contributed, among other things, to the discovery of the W and Z bosons with the UA1 experiment.
Pierre Sikivie won the Sakurai Prize for work recognising the potential visibility of the axion.