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Dr. Frank Wilczek Receives 2022 Templeton Prize

Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author who is renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honoured with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize. This is awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality.

Key Points:

  • American Theoretical physicist and author Dr Frank Wilczek, who won the Nobel Prize (in Physics) in 2004, has been awarded the Templeton Prize 2022, the world’s largest individual lifetime achievement award, valued at over USD 1.3 million. 
  • He became the 6th Nobel laureate to receive the Templeton Prize since its inception in 1972. 
  • As a 2022 Templeton Prize laureate, he will participate in several virtual and in­person events, including a 2022 Templeton Prize event.

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