The Buchalter Cosmology Prize

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  • LOCATION ONLINE
  • PRIZE POOL $17,500
  • DATE Oct 01, 2018 - Aug 30, 2019 23:59 CDT

The Buchalter Cosmology Prize

About the challenge

The Buchalter Cosmology Prize is adressed to PhD students and graduates in Physics, Astrophysics, Astronomy, or closely related fields. The aim is to help spur the formulation of a broader cosmological theory. Do you have any ideas, researches or maybe predictions? All you have to do is submit your project until September 30th, 2019!


In this contest you have to demonstrate new theories, new observations, or new methods that will contribute to development beyond our current understanding of the standard cosmological model.

You should take into account:

  • paradigms of inflation or dark energy,
  • observational tests supporting or refuting alternative cosmological theories,
  • proposed experimental methods for direct detection of dark matter, dark energy, or inflation.


The prize pool will be distributed among winners as follows:

First Prize: $10,000

Second Prize: $5,000

Third Prize: $2,500


Don't waste your time and check the requirements at The Buchalter Cosmology Prize official website.


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