Cosmology, through the work of Jim Peebles of Princeton University on the cosmic microwave background, primordial nucleosynthesis, structure formation, and dark matter, got the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, conjointly with the discovery of the first exoplanet. CENTRA celebrated this prize in great style. A CENTRA Port Wine get-together happened in the Physics seminar room IST, on Thursday, October 10, 2:15pm, just before CENTRA's seminar.
Port Wine celebrations of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, before the seminar: First row from left to right: Prasanta Char, Justin Feng, José Sande Lemos, Vítor Cardoso, Amaro Rica da Silva, Ilídio Lopes, Adriano del Rio Vega. Second row from left to right: Santiago Gonzalez, Sante Carloni, Masato Minamitsuji, Taishi Ikeda, David Hilditch; Third row from left to right: Francisco Duque, Alex Vaño-Vinuales, Tiago Vasques, Diogo Silva, Lorenzo Annulli, Thanasis Giannakopoulos, Rui André.
Port Wine celebrations of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, after the seminar: First row from left to right: Alex Vaño-Vinuales, Justin Feng, Prasanta Char, Taishi Ikeda, José Sande Lemos, Ilídio Lopes, Sante Carloni, Amaro Rica da Silva; Second row from left to right: Santiago Gonzalez, Wen-Di Guo, Masato Minamitsuji, Adrian del Rio Vega, Francisco Duque, Pedro Ildefonso, Tiago Vasques, Adrien Kuntz, David Hilditch, Edgar Gasperin Garcia; Third row from left to right: Lorenzo Annulli, Rui André, Diogo Silva, Thanasis Giannakopoulos, Filip Hejda.