The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019
is awarded ”for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos”, with one half to James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.” Their results brought new understanding of the universe’s structure and history, and the first discovery of a planet orbiting a solar-type star outside our solar system. This year’s Laureates have contributed to answering fundamental questions about our existence. What happened in the early infancy of the universe and what happened next? Could there be other planets out there, orbiting other suns?
UP CIISB Kick-Off Meeting, Monday, December 2, 2019
UP CIISB Kick-Off Meeting will gather the CIISB Core Facility Heads, Executive Committee members, and administration staff of CEITEC and BIOCEV to discuss the starting OP VVV investment project UP CIISB.
Petr Sedmera Prize 2020 - Call for Nominations Announced
The Petr Sedmera Prize is awarded for best published work in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance and is dedicated to the memory of a leading expert who has been instrumental in the development of NMR in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic.
What’s ahead of us - A growing number of research agencies is assigning money randomly
Using lottery as a fairer and more open system in awarding grants? Read an interesting Nature’s article about a new trend.
Update of roadmap of Large Research Infrastructures of the Czech Republic
A new update of Roadmap of Large Research Infrastructures of the Czech Republic is now available.