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Physics and Astronomy Professor receives Templeton Grant for Study of Cosmic Complexity

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Dr. Sergei Shandarin, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, is the recipient of a prestigious $300,000 grant announced recently by the private John Templeton Foundation, part of a broader $5.6 million award to the University of Chicago. The overall project, New Frontiers in Astronomy & Cosmology , involves 20 scientists from the U.S. and other countries, as well as 21 high school and college student essayists worldwide. Shandarin's grant is for a research project titled "The Emergence of Complex Structural Patterns: A Manifestation of Increasing Cosmic Complexity."

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