Nobel laureate and physicist Wilczek wins Templeton Prize

Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality. In a statement, the John Templeton Foundation praised the 70-year-old Wilczek for transforming … Read more

Nobel Laureate and Physicist Wilczek Wins Templeton Prize | Science News

By LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality. In a statement, the John Templeton Foundation … Read more

Nobel Prize laureate David MacMillan talks science with Ukraine students as part of a global effort

Joining scores of Nobel laureates who are trying to preserve some educational routine for wartime students, Princeton University’s David MacMillan presented a virtual science lecture this week to displaced Ukrainian youth. MacMillan’s message about the redemptive mission of science and of “listening to yourself” was heard by nearly 50 young scientists, ages 16 to 20, … Read more

Geology and history major is SIU’s 2021 Lincoln Laureate

November 08, 2021 Geology and history major is SIU’s 2021 Lincoln Laureate by Tim Crosby CARBONDALE, Ill. – Francesca Burkett is the 2021 Lincoln Academy of Illinois student laureate for Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The homeschooled Carterville native will receive the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award this month. The Lincoln Academy of Illinois will present … Read more