Anil Ananthaswamy wins British Physics journalism prize

3/31/2013
The London based Indian origin writer Anil Ananthaswamy has been honoured with the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize for the article Hip Hip Array. The Physics Journalism Prize is co-sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Institute of Physics (IOP). Anil Ananthaswamy, a consultant at New Scientist Magazine and author of ‘The Edge of Physics’.

Anil’s article ‘Hip Hip Array’, lays emphasis on Square Kilometre Array which is an international project to design and build the largest radio telescope ever conceived, made him the winner.

About British Physics journalism prize:
  • The prize is sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Institute of Physics (IOP).
  • The main purpose of the prize is to inspire the next generation of physicists by encouraging journalists to spread awareness about the complex topics.
  • On winning the prize, the winner is offers an expenses paid trip to Japan to visit world-leading facilities in order to perform research in arena of Physics.
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