CGA Astrophysicist making waves in space joins top global society

Dist Prof Susan Scott - photo credit Tracy Nearmy/ANU
12 July 2022

Distinguished Professor Susan Scott has been elected as a Fellow of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (ISGRG) for 2022. She is the first Australian to be elected as a Fellow of the Society and she joins an elite club of exceptional scientists including world renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and Nobel Laureates Roger Penrose and Kip Thorne.

Distinguished Professor Scott, who is also the Chief Investigator with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), has been appointed to the Society for groundbreaking contributions to the understanding of the singularities and the structure of space-time. Singularities are known as places in space and time where things go very wrong, for example, if a travelling particle simply blips out of existence and has no future.

 

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