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Feb 01, 2018, 09:00 ET Breakthrough Prize Opens Public Nominations For Its 2019 Prizes In Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences & Mathematics

The public nomination period for the 2019 Breakthrough Prizes in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics is now open. Prizes will be awarded in fall 2018, during a live, globally televised ...


Oct 31, 2016, 17:16 ET Breakthrough Prize Announces 30 Student Semifinalists In Second Annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge

The Breakthrough Prize today announced the top 30 student semifinalists in the second annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, and kicked off the 'Popular Vote' portion of the global competition,...


Sep 01, 2016, 00:01 ET Calling All Students Ages 13-18 Years Old to Participate in Global Science and Math Video Contest

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced today the launch of its second annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, a global student science and mathematics competition designed to inspire creative...


May 03, 2016, 07:05 ET Special Breakthrough Prize In Fundamental Physics Awarded For Detection Of Gravitational Waves 100 Years After Albert Einstein Predicted Their Existence

The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics today announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recognizing scientists and engineers contributing to the...


Mar 01, 2016, 12:09 ET Breakthrough Prize Opens Public Nomination Period For 2017 Prizes In Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences & Mathematics

The Breakthrough Prize has opened the public nomination period for its 2017 prizes in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics. Prizes will be presented in the late fall of 2016 at a...


Nov 09, 2015, 01:21 ET Breakthrough Prize Awarded $22 Million In Science Prizes

The Prizes were Presented at Live Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 10/9c on National Geographic Channel The 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics Awarded to Ian Agol; The 2016 Breakthrough Prize in...


Nov 08, 2015, 23:42 ET Breakthrough Prize To Award $22 Million In Science Prizes

The Prizes to be Presented at Live Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 10/9c on National Geographic Channel The 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics to be Awarded to Ian Agol; The 2016 Breakthrough...