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Russian physicist received an award in 3 million dollars

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The Russian scientist Alexander Polyakov became the winner of the largest scientific award in the field of fundamental physics. On the eve of Geneva, a solemn presentation of awards took place: metal balls - symbols of the award - and cash rewards. The size of the prize is twice the Nobel - 3 million dollars.


27-kilometer tube collider rests from trying to recreate the moment of the Big Bang. The magnets and detectors of the Large Hadron Collider are disassembled for modernization, and for physicists it is time to change sweaters and jeans for tuxedos and evening dresses.

Dr. Janotti shared with her six colleagues a special prize of three million dollars for the discovery of the Higgs boson. The last detail of the standard model describing the diversity of the particles of which we are composed has fallen into place. But much more physics is left outside the standard model.

"We will focus on the search for dark matter, which is 25% of the mass of the Universe, try to find out what the nature of the imbalance of matter and antimatter is, whether there are any additional interactions and measurements in the Universe," said Atlas experiment leader Fabiola Janotti.

The world's greatest theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking arrived at the award ceremony.

In understanding the forces governing the universe, a man who is chained to a chair and communicating with the world with the help of a voice synthesizer has advanced further than many. Another laureate of the special award is Stephen Hawking, who explained why one should not be afraid of “black holes” either in space or on Earth.

The “black hole evaporation phenomenon” was really predicted by Stephen Hawking for the first time. And it is directly related to the threat of black holes in the collider. , therefore, they will not pose any threat, "explains the founder of the special prize in fundamental physics, co-owner of Mail.Ru Group, Yuri Milner.

But what calms the public, physicists forced to clutch at the head.

If the black hole evaporates, where does the information that it had swallowed go? The paradox that shook the foundations of quantum physics found a solution in the theories that say that particles are actually strings, fluctuating not only in our four-dimensional space-time. Is this true, how many measurements in the Universe are in fact even the laureate of the main prize, Alexander Polyakov, can only assume.

"It always reminded me of the implementation of the idea of ​​Plato, who spoke. That we are like people sitting in a cave. We see a reflection of outdoor shadows on the wall of the cave. And we do not understand that there is a whole world (outside)," Plato explains situation in modern physics, laureate of the prize in fundamental physics, professor, specialist in quantum field theory, Alexander Polyakov.

So the collider will not remain without work. The detectors are more sensitive, the energy increase and then, perhaps, it will be possible to confirm the theory by experiment. And someday, and create a picture of everything, which will explain, not only how the universe works, but also why it is as it is.

For three and a half years of work of the Large Hadron Collider, physics stepped away. And, of course, the prospects for upgrading the collider are charging scientists with optimism. Many believe that the work for which 21 in March 2013 was presented with awards, in general, can be completed in this millennium.
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  1. Vladimirets
    Vladimirets 22 March 2013 10: 29
    12
    I would be extremely happy if he had not worked at Princeton. recourse
    1. Andrey57
      Andrey57 22 March 2013 10: 40
      +8
      I agree, especially since you can study theoretical physics here, but we don't need it, at the helm of the country are "effective managers" and just thieves. Fundamental science is not profitable for them. A vivid example is the same notorious Fursenko, who announced on the air that we do not need to educate a creator, a creator in school, as was done in the USSR, we need, in his words, to educate a competent consumer ... That is, they should create and create in the West, and the Russian people should only consume ...
      1. akendram
        akendram 22 March 2013 11: 21
        +5
        Such as Fursenko must be driven by a filthy broom
        1. Vladimirets
          Vladimirets 22 March 2013 11: 32
          +1
          Quote: akendram
          Such as Fursenko must be driven by a filthy broom

          With all the "love" for Fursenko, what does he have to do with it? Comrade fled during perestroika.
        2. танк
          танк 22 March 2013 12: 44
          0
          Calm down, they work together for the benefit of everyone !!!!
          1. Denis
            Denis 22 March 2013 13: 46
            +1
            Quote: tank
            working together for the benefit of all
            This upsets me. Maybe it’s bad, but I don’t feel any love for all of humanity in myself. At best, it’s indifference, and Princeton is not our Academgorodok (talking about Skalkov’s sick)
            But the theorist ...
            So the theory of primary practice, especially in modern physics
      2. Tartary
        Tartary 22 March 2013 13: 59
        +1
        Quote: Andrey57
        A vivid example is the same notorious Fursenko, who declared live that we do not need to educate a person-creator, a person-creator at school, as was done in the USSR, we need, in his words, to educate a competent consumer ...

        Honestly, I haven’t heard, but I believe that it was so, judging by the school curriculum ... If this Fury spoke so, then it is not clear why the higher "controllers" did not put this MIRACLE in its place ... - at the "bucket" (!).
  2. Nayhas
    Nayhas 22 March 2013 10: 32
    +8
    Alexander Markovich Polyakov since 1989. works at Princeton University, USA. He is AMERICAN in the first place, Russia has nothing to do with him, because he emigrated from the USSR, so to write that he is a "Russian scientist" means trying to cling to the achievements of another country.
    1. Tatanka Yotanka
      Tatanka Yotanka 22 March 2013 11: 54
      +6
      I would say that he is a Soviet scientist, the USSR gave birth to him, fed him, and taught him - it’s really possible to take Princeton with a secondary school education
      1. aksakal
        aksakal 22 March 2013 15: 21
        +1
        Quote: Tatanka Yotanka
        I would say that he is a Soviet scientist, the USSR gave birth to him, fed him, and taught him - it’s really possible to take Princeton with a secondary school education
        - unequivocally, only the country where the scientist became a specialist has the right to call a scientist "his".
        I will illustrate - Joseph Prigozhin, Nobel laureate, Belgian scientist and no other. It is accepted to simply add - of Russian origin. Lotfie Zadeh is not an Iserbajan scientist, he is an American scientist of Iserbadjan origin.
        But the hero of the Sabbath A. Polyakov, according to any Russian scientist, and the authors of graphene are also Russian scientists! For they were brought up in Russian (formerly Soviet) schools, studied at universities of the same state, determined with scientific interests and defended their first degrees of scientists in Russia. The fact that, having already taken place, and even mature scientists, made a significant discovery with a foreign country, nothing changes. Well, perhaps thanks to the state that provided good conditions for the scientist.
      2. Papakiko
        Papakiko 22 March 2013 16: 32
        +1
        Quote: Tatanka Yotanka
        he is a Soviet scientist

        He worked at the Institute of Theoretical Physics. Landau in Chernogolovka, before 1989.
        Quote: Nayhas
        Yeah, Russian, Papa Mark, Ada's mom. As a senator from Buryatia Vitaly Malkin, who will leave for Canada? Buryat, Russian or Avihur Ben Bar?

        This repeatedly emphasizes that the Jews in Russia were "spread rot and crushed."
        Especially on the Mother they "got off".

        On the other hand, it is clearly seen that the Jews took root very well and inserted Jews into all good-quality places, cutting off the "oxygen" to non-Jews. It is strange to expect "love" after such "shifts".

        An example is the RAS in the time of Lomonosov.
        An abundance of German "professors" and especially teaching in German.
        1. Denis
          Denis 22 March 2013 17: 17
          +2
          Quote: Papakiko
          This repeatedly emphasizes that the Jews in Russia were "spread rot and crushed."
          Is it always? Facts, only facts:
          1. ULYANOV, Vladimir Ilyich (Lenin);
          2. SULISHVILI, David Sokratovich;
          3.UULYANOVA, Nadezhda Konstantinovna (Krupskaya);
          4. ARMAND, Inessa Fedorovna;
          5. SAFAROV, Georgy Ivanovich;
          6. Safarova - Martoshkina Valentina Sergeevna;
          Who killed the Russian Empire?
          7. Kharitonov, Moses Motkovich;
          8. KONSTANTINOVICH, Anna Evgenievna;
          9. USIEVICH, Grigory Alexandrovich;
          10. Usievich (KOH), Elena Feliksovna;
          11.RAVVICH, Sarah Naumovna;
          12. Tskhakaya, Mikhail Grigoryevich;
          13. SKOWLY, Abram Anchilovich;
          14. RADOMYSLSKY, Ovsey Gershen Aronovich; (Zinoviev);
          15. RADOMYSLSKAYA, Zlata Evnovna; (with son 5 years old)
          16. Boytsov N. (Radek KB) (Sobelson)
          17. RIVKIN, Zalman Burke Oserovich;
          18. SLYUSAREVA, Nadezhda Mikhailovna;
          19. GOBERMAN, Mikhail Vulfovich;
          20. ABRAMOVICH, May Zelikov;
          21. LINDE, Johann Arnold Johannovich;
          22. DIAMOND, Grigory Yakovlevich; (Sokolnikov);
          23. MIRINGOF, Ilya Davidovich;
          24. MIRINGOF, Maria Efimovna;
          25. ROSENBLUM, David Mordukhovich;
          26. PAYNESON, Semyon Gershovich;
          27. GREBELSKY, Fanya;
          28. POGOVSKAYA, Bunya Hemovna; (with 4's son)
          29. AIZENBUND, Meer Kivov.
          30. Rubakov (Anders).
          31. Egorov (Erich).
          What it is? Payment statement? Recording waiting lists for visiting the synagogue? No - this is a list of passengers of the very Lenin sealed train. It will be printed by Russian newspapers in the summer of 1917. Only 32 adults. There is a surname on the list 31, and Fritz Platten also rode on the same train, whose orders, as the head of the trip, were to obey everyone who wrote to the Germans a receipt. True, he and Karl Radek had problems with documents, and they were detained on the border with Finland. They will arrive in Russia later. But comrades Rubakov and Egorov — the majors of the German General Staff Anders and Erich — arrived safely in bustling Petrograd.
          Who killed the Russian Empire?
          What it is? Payment statement? Recording waiting lists for visiting the synagogue? No - this is a list of passengers of the very Lenin sealed train. It will be printed by Russian newspapers in the summer of 1917.

          Yes, at least for one thing it is possible "not to burn with love"
          1. Papakiko
            Papakiko 22 March 2013 19: 12
            0
            Quote: Denis
            What it is? Payment statement? Recording waiting lists for visiting the synagogue?

            That’s it.
            I'll copy yesterday's statement Ascetic:
            Borisych, better write how you starved in the USSR and how you were oppressed by evil anti-Semites and scared by Jewish pogroms. Or how Russia pursues a policy of imperial chauvinism towards fraternal Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia and others.
    2. танк
      танк 22 March 2013 13: 39
      +1
      It is written that he is Russian, not Russian. It was due to nationality, not citizenship, do not confuse !!! Where he lives is the second question.
      Why stick politics in physics ???
      1. Nayhas
        Nayhas 22 March 2013 13: 58
        0
        Yeah, Russian, Papa Mark, Ada's mom. As a senator from Buryatia Vitaly Malkin, who will leave for Canada? Buryat, Russian or Avihur Ben Bar?
    3. Sandov
      Sandov 23 March 2013 01: 23
      +1
      Eugene, amers buy brains around the world. They don’t give a damn about their moronic formation. No matter what the scientist is, the Russian surname. By the way, our physical education school was at the advice of the strongest in the world. It was recognized by all.
    4. Alexey Prikazchikov
      Alexey Prikazchikov 23 March 2013 08: 18
      0
      By blood Russian, and this is important.
  3. bairat
    bairat 22 March 2013 10: 38
    +3
    And he is not Russian at all lol
  4. user3970
    user3970 22 March 2013 10: 55
    +1
    I agree with
    Nayhas. As they say: "What we have we do not value, having lost we cry." Few people understand what is driving progress and production now. Look for the numbers: how many truly breakthrough patents are being filed in the US and how many in Russia? I personally knew a person who for 25 years pushed for a patent for a modernized internal combustion engine, which raised the efficiency of the latter from 29% to 58%. He received a patent. A year before death. And where is the engine? But this was a potential Nobel laureate. And another example. Remember the water filter and its inventor Petrik? Seemingly anecdotal character. But this man was condemned at one time for the smuggling of octium, WHICH PRODUCED IN THE HOME LABORATORY IN THE BASEMENT OF OWN HOUSE !!! And where is Petrik now? I think that's what drives US progress.
    1. Vladimirets
      Vladimirets 22 March 2013 10: 59
      +3
      Quote: user3970
      WHICH PRODUCED IN THE HOME LABORATORY IN THE CELLAR OF OWN HOUSE !!!

      Did he melt ore in a mini-house? Or was he extracting raw materials from a factory stolen?
  5. Volkhov
    Volkhov 22 March 2013 10: 57
    +4
    The world is getting closer to the "matrix" - 3 million emission, although in circulation so far, the physicist is not Russian, there is no boson in reality - gravity is the interaction of spherical waves ... a complete substitution of reality with fiction, drawn to disorient people.
  6. shurup
    shurup 22 March 2013 11: 13
    +3
    The fact that the task will be solved in this millennium is certainly pleasing.
    The Russian army will also be modernized in this millennium.
    It is a pity that the yard is not 1999.
  7. elmi
    elmi 22 March 2013 13: 00
    +3
    Another worship of the West. I heard that the founder of this fund is Russian and I am disappointed with the choice of the applicant, albeit a former Russian, but still he represents the United States. Not only have the Nobel Prize been turned into the American-Nobel Prize, so even his own Russians give the Amer a prize, no patriotism.
  8. Black
    Black 22 March 2013 13: 16
    -2
    Quote: elmi
    Another worship of the West

    Do not be silly !!!!
    Polyakov is engaged in "string theory". These are the frontiers of human cognition in the very thing to eat of THEORETICAL PHYSICS. This is a universal human search for truth. And we should be proud that both the founder and the laureate are Russians.
    We rise from our knees, there will be an opportunity (and mind !!) for the state to allocate to science at least as much as now for the army, and everything will be fine. However, theorist does not need much.
    1. Heccrbq
      Heccrbq 22 March 2013 14: 20
      +1
      The surname of the founder of the "rassianin" speaks of everything, there were a lot of them in 20 years of "reforms", someone else sucks from my homeland, someone has already sucked and lives in bliss, the children of all these "scattered panims" are arranged, everything is perfect with them .And I am an expert in polymer chemistry, I taxi in the owner's car, I did not fit into the market, you know, but if you want to eat something, there are many times more people like me than people like him.
    2. elmi
      elmi 22 March 2013 16: 51
      +1
      Quote: Chen
      Do not be silly !!!!

      In my opinion it’s you saying nonsense! I express my opinion and not for you to judge me. Judging by your enthusiasm for awarding the award to Polyakov, I begin to understand what you like more when foreign (even if former Russians) are awarded, not truly Russian.
      Quote: Chen
      Rise from our knees

      Judging by your statements, it turns out that a young scientist would rather go west to live and receive just such awards, thereby benefiting not his former homeland but his new America, if that goes so soon we will rise from our knees.
      1. Black
        Black 22 March 2013 20: 21
        0
        Quote: elmi
        In my opinion it’s you saying nonsense! I express my opinion and not for you to judge me.

        You are not far from me.
        In fact. I also understand when the annoyance takes that techies, practitioners, Sikorsky, Zvorykin, Novoselov, appear abroad.
        But here we are talking about theoretical physics! Who cares where the scientist writes? Einstein made the theory of relativity in Germany, worked on field theory in the USA - which is the first patriotic, and the second worse due to signs of love for the homeland?
        If you are such a "patriot", then Dostoevsky, Gorky, Turgenev, Tsvetaev should be read through a book - half of it is written "unpatriotic".
        1. elmi
          elmi 22 March 2013 23: 35
          +3
          Do not replace the concept - Einstein was forced to leave Germany for America due to the Nazis coming to power, if it weren’t for this fact, I’m sure that he would have stayed in Germany. But what about Lomonosov? he also studied in Europe, but nevertheless remained a Russian, after unlearning he returned to Russia! but did not stay in the west. If you ask a foreigner to list our classics (of course, who is familiar with our literature), then he will probably list our classics by name and he won’t even think that they are Germans, Americans, etc. I am not against the departure of our scientists abroad to earn money, but at least remain citizens of Russia! so that at least in case of a Nobel or other prize, the whole world knows that they are Russians! And not Germans, Americans, etc. foreigners, because the share of their success is in teachers, professors that they were taught.
          Quote: Chen
          If you are such a "patriot", then Dostoevsky, Gorky, Turgenev, Tsvetaev should be read through the book - half is written "unpatriotic"

          You twist. Maybe they wrote unpatriotic episodes, but this does not mean that they are not patriots of Russia, otherwise they would not have taken place. They may have shown that many are now trying to keep quiet and be "pretty". In your opinion, if some people are dissatisfied with the current government, they are not patriots? You are wrong. Do you know at least one world-renowned writer who would not love his homeland? the answer is obvious they are not.
  9. Zomanus
    Zomanus 22 March 2013 15: 22
    +1
    Yes, this is how Sikorsky is proud ... Not ours is a scientist, Amerovsky. We do not even understand now, tries all this is necessary.
  10. Cynic
    Cynic 22 March 2013 16: 58
    0
    Where did the author see a Russian physicist?
    Use the adjective _ escaped by any means?
    negative
  11. rereture
    rereture 22 March 2013 22: 43
    0
    LHC is not a facility for reconstructing a big bang, but for colliding hadrons - heavy particles (in particular protons and neutrons), which collide at tremendous speeds and collapse into quarks, which they investigate wassat
  12. darksoul
    darksoul 23 March 2013 23: 22
    0
    he went there where the ass is warm ....... after the uni, we also had no work ... on the one hand, the state does not need us .. file managers and accountants, on the other, opened its own business, right now with video surveillance, security , I’m engaged in scaffolding and telephony .... the process doesn’t have to forget where our roots go, everything will turn out, but to sell myself for a piece of paper by Uncle Sam and live in a society that has no historical connection with him and don’t understand them, and he works in this area ... helps Americans develop, that's how they go ... McDonald's burst and our scientists, Japanese and Germans push their progress engine forward
  13. DEfindER
    DEfindER 25 March 2013 09: 23
    0
    If the Higgs boson is really open, which I honestly doubt, (since I think gravity is not a particle but the curvature of the space of time), this opens up unrealistic opportunities for humanity, because this boson is responsible for gravity, and if we can now control it, When generating these particles, the very principle of aircraft to change, now you no longer need the wing as a lifting force, but the optimal shape of the device to move in all planes, i.e. disk or ball ..
    In general, Russian scientists have always been good theorists, because for practice, there was always a lack of state support, and so they invented everything virtually.