Large Grants
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2008 Large Grant Awardees

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Awardee   Institution Value   Project Title
Stephon Alexander Haverford College $65,000 Foundational Questions in Cosmology and Quantum Gravity
Giovanni Amelino-Camelia University La Sapienza $65,000 Falsifiable Quantum-Gravity Theories of Not Everything
Markus Aspelmeyer IQOQI $69,187 Experimental Metaphysics at the Quantum-Classical Border
John Baez UC Riverside $131,865 Categorifying Fundamental Physics
Julian Barbour Oxford University $99,563 Machian Quantum Gravity
Raphael Bousso UC Berkeley $60,067 Why is the Universe Large?
Caslav Brukner University of Vienna $69,600 Theories of Systems with Limited Information Content - Quantum Theory and Beyond
Dmitry Budker UC Berkeley $170,000 A Laboratory Search for Temporal and Spatial Variation of the Fine-Structure Constant Using Atomic Dysprosium
Peter Byrne Oxford University Press $35,000 The Devil's Pitchfork: Multiple Universes, Mutually Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family
Bob Coecke Oxford University $89,981 The Road to a New Quantum Formalism: Categories as a Canvas for Quantum Foundations
Paul Davies Arizona State University $70,000 Cosmological and Astrophysical Implications of Quantum Post-Selection
Jonathan Dowling LSU $102,061 Quantum Measurement in the Timeless Universe
Tevian Dray Oregon State University $51,393 Using Octonionic Cayley Spinors to Describe Fundamental Particles
Olaf Dreyer MIT $50,000 Quantum Space II
Jenny Harrison UC Berkeley $85,000 Axioms of Calculus and Mechanics
Ted Jacobson University of Maryland at College Park $82,127 Growth of the Vacuum in Quantum Cosmology
Gaurav Khanna University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth $15,166 Numerical Techniques for Solving Models of Quantum Gravity
Thomas LaBean Duke University $134,326 Experimentally Probing the Origins of Macromolecular Structure
Andrei Linde Stanford University $164,179 Multiverse, Inflation, Life and Probabilities
A. Garrett Lisi Theiss Research $77,222 E8 Theory
Alexander Maloney McGill University $117,120 The Holographic Wave Function of the Universe
Laura Mersini-Houghton UNC at Chapel Hill $50,000 The Puzzle of the Initial Conditions and the Multiverse
Ken Olum Tufts University $60,274 Does General Relativity Permit Exotic Phenomena?
Michael Reisenberger Theiss Research $55,918 Classical and Quantum Gravity Without Constraints
Subir Sachdev Harvard University $80,934 Quantum Criticality and Black Holes
Saswat Sarangi Columbia University $50,000 Transport Properties of the Multiverse
Keith Schwab Cornell University $161,012 Probing Quantum Mechanics with Mechanical Structures
Glenn Starkman Case Western Reserve University $64,760 Can Cosmology Survive Without Birkhoff's Law?
Antony Valentini Imperial College London $113,138 Hidden Variables in the Early Universe
Alexander Vilenkin Tufts University $63,000 The Measure Problem in the Inflationary Multiverse
Richard Woodard University of Florida $37,128 Fundamental Particles as Probes of Quantum Gravity
Yong-Shi Wu University of Utah $68,744 Stochastic Approach to Quantum Gravity and Cosmology
Wojciech Zurek Los Alamos National Laboratory $75,000 Quantum Darwinism
TOTAL   $2,683,765

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