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Balzan Prizes 2023 for Max Planck researchers

Jean-Jacques Hublin and Heino Falcke are among the four winners of the prestigious prize

Jean-Jacques Hublin, Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, will be awarded the Balzan Prize 2023 for "Evolution of Humankind: Palaeoanthropology". In addition, astrophysicist Heino Falcke, visiting scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn and professor of astrophysics and radio astronomy at Radboud University in the Netherlands, will receive the Balzan Prize 2023 for "High-resolution images from planetary bodies to cosmic objects". The prize is endowed with 784,000 euros each, half of which must be used by the prize winners to fund research projects by young researchers.

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