Isaac Newton Medal

The Isaac Newton Medal is a 1,000 pounds (about € 1,140 ) endowed award, which is awarded by the British Institute of Physics. The award is given to global physicist, for outstanding achievements in physics and its sub-disciplines.

Award winners

  • 2008 Anton Zeilinger for basic research in the field of quantum information, the experimental implementation and the resulting insights into the microcosm.
  • 2009 Alan Guth for the theory of cosmological inflation.
  • 2010 Edward Witten for his work in particle physics, quantum field theory and general relativity
  • 2011 Leo P. Kadanoff: For inventing conceptual tools did reveal the deep implications of scale invariance on the behavior of phase transitions and dynamical systems.
  • 2012 Martin Rees: For his outstanding Contributions to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology.
  • 2013 John Pendry: For his seminal Contributions to surface science, disordered systems and photonics.