Christopher Hirata Awarded New Horizons Physics Prize

May 23, 2018
Christopher Hirata, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at The Ohio State University
Christopher Hirata received the New Horizons in Physics Prize “for fundamental contributions to understanding the physics of early galaxy formation and to sharpening and applying the most powerful tools of precision cosmology,” according to the awarders of the annual Breakthrough Prize.
The prize awards $100,000 to promising junior researchers who have made an especially strong mark on science early in their careers.