- Nienke van der Marel has been awarded the New Horizons in Physics Prize 2024. The New Horizons Prize, part of the annual Breakthrough Prize, recognizes early career physicists and mathematicians who are making major advances in their fields of research. Van der Marel receives the prize for the prediction, discovery, and modelling of 'dust traps' in young circumstellar disks, solving a long-standing problem in planet formation.
Read more Breakthrough prize announcementPubl. Thu 14 Sep 2023