Physics, the prestigious Wolf- award goes to Giorgio Parisi

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Giorgio Parisi was awarded one of the most prestigious world awards for physics, the Wolf Prize. This was announced by the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (Infn), the Accademia dei Lincei of which Parisi is president, and the La Sapienza University of Rome. Parisi was awarded “for his pioneering discoveries in quantum field theory, statistical mechanics and complex systems”.

Parisi: “A shared merit”

“I am extremely happy and honored to have received this prestigious award”, Parisi commented, “not only for having been included in a very prestigious company, in which I find many friends, but also for having been put in direct relationship with Riccardo Wolf, a person that I admire very much for his scientific skills and great civil commitment. The credit for this award also goes to the many collaborators I had, with whom we enjoyed trying to unveil what were once called the mysteries of nature ».

Wolf Prize

The Wolf Prize was established in 1978 by the Wolf Foundation of Israel for scientists and artists who have produced ‘results in the interest of humanity and friendly relations between people, regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, gender or opinion. policies “. Those who have won the Wolf Prize in physics include Giuseppe Occhialini, Bruno Rossi, Riccardo Giacconi, Stephen Hawking and the Nobel Prize winners Peter Higgs, Leon Lederman and Roger Penrose.

February 10, 2021 (change February 10, 2021 | 10:36)

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