Cambridge’s COSMOS supercomputer, the largest shared-memory computer in Europe, has been named by computer giant Intel as one of its Parallel Computing Centres, building on a long-standing collaboration between Intel and the University of Cambridge.
The Selection Committee for the Fundamental Physics Prize, foregoing the regular nomination process, announced today the award of a Special Fundamental Physics Award of $3 million to Professor Stephen Hawking for his discovery of Hawking radiation from black holes, and his deep contributions to quantum gravity and quantum aspects of the early universe.
Watch speakers such as Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox this evening as the public symposium of the 17th International Conference on Particle Physics and Cosmology, known as COSMO 2013, is broadcast live on YouTube.
Professor Stephen Hawking has been presented with a special and unique birthday present by Intel.
Professor Stephen Hawking will look back on his life at an event to celebrate his 70th birthday this weekend in Cambridge.