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Italians awarded Enrico Fermi prize

The 2013 edition of the prestigious “Enrico Fermi” prize, established in 2001 by the Italian Physical Society (SIF), has been awarded for experimental elementary particle physics to: 

  • Pierluigi Campana - National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) - Frascati National Laboratories
  • Simone Giani - European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Fabiola Gianotti - European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Paolo Giubellino - National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) - Headquarters of Turin (Italy)
  • Guido Tonelli - University of Pisa and National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) - Headquarters of Pisa (Italy)

vincitori_premio_fermi_01The Italian scientists have been awarded for the significant results achieved in five successful experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of CERN: LHCb, TOTEM, ATLAS, ALICE, CMS.

The prize will be conferred during the opening ceremony of the XCIX National Congress of the Italian Physical Society that will be held in Trieste (Italy) on September 23rd, 2013.

Source INFN
Publication date 07/31/2013
Organizations: INFN
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