The London based Indian origin writer, Anil Ananthaswamy won inaugural Physics Journalism Prize for the article Hip Hip Array on 28 February 2013 in central London. The Physics Journalism Prize is co-sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Institute of Physics (IOP).
The article written by Anil Ananthaswamy, Hip Hip Array lays emphasis on Square Kilometre Array which is an international project for building and designing largest radio telescope.
About Physics Journalism Prize
• Physics Journalism Prize is the inaugural prize which is sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Institute of Physics (IOP).
• On winning the prize, the winner is offered an expenses-paid trip to Japan for visiting the world-leading facilities in order to perform research in arena of Physics.
• The purpose of the prize is to inspire physicists by encouraging the journalists for tackling the complex topics.
About Anil Ananthaswamy
• Anil Ananthaswamy is the consultant at New Scientist Magazine.
• He is also the author of The Edge of Physics.
• He won the Physics Journalism Prize for the article Hip Hip Array that focuses on Square Kilometre Array.
Who: Anil Ananthaswamy
Where: central London
When: 28 February 2013