Shrinivas R Kulkarni the Winner of Shaw Prize in Astronomy


Shrinivas R Kulkarni, a US professor of Indian descent, will be awarded the prestigious Shaw Award for his contributions in the field of astronomy. Kulkarni's groundbreaking discoveries about millisecond pulsars, gamma-ray bursts, supernovae, and other variable or transient astronomical objects have earned him this prestigious annual prize.
The Shaw prize is an international prize awarded in only three fields-Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences. The Shaw Award, also known as the Noble for the east was established in 2002.

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