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Joan Solà gains an honorable mention at the Awards for Essay 2019

Published on 13.05.2019

 
The ICCUB researcher Joan Solà Peracaula has gained for the fifth time, an honorable mention in the international essay contest 2019 of the Gravity Research Foundation. Dr. Solà has been awarded an honorable mention in five occasions, in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019.


His essay “Do we come from a Quantum Anomaly?” was written with collaborators Spyros Basilakos (Academy of Athens) and Nick Mavromatos (King’s College of London). The awarded essays will be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Modern Physics D (IJMPD).


This essay contest is the most important of the gravity and cosmology field, which counts with the participation of relevant researchers from several worldwide institutions and universities, including awarded Nobel prizes.


The Gravity Research Foundation was founded by Roger W. Babson (1875- 1967) and the first awards for the best essays submitted on Gravity were made on December 1st, 1949.