Renowned Astrophysicist and Infosys Prize Jury Chair Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni wins Dan David Prize
We congratulate Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni on winning the Dan David Prize for his role in developing the field of time domain astronomy. The Dan David Prize is a joint international corporation, endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. The prize encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. Please click here to congratulate Prof. Kulkarni on our Facebook page.
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