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The Pearl Report
2017.09.18 - Shaw Prize 2017: Astronomy & Mathematical Sciences
On Air Date: 2017.09.18 (Mon)
 
<ASTRONOMY>
Prof. Simon White won for contributing to the understanding of structure formation of the universe, how galaxies develop. He's also an originator of the cold dark matter paradigm.

<MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES>
Algebraic geometers, Claire Voisin and Janos Kollar, shared the award for their amazing results in many key areas which transformed their field and resolved long standing problems.

Reporter: Diana Lin, Chris Lincoln