Tech Billionaires Throw an Oscar Night for Science Nerds

Silicon Valley meets Hollywood glamour.
2014 Breakthrough Prizes Awarded In Fundamental Physics And Life Sciences

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Tech Giants Establish $3 Million Prize for Mathematics Scholars

Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner announced on Thursday evening the establishment of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, a set of $3 million awards given to recognize outstanding achievement in the discipline. These are in addition to the Breakthrough Prizes in life sciences and fundamental physics, a set of awards sponsored by Milner, Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley luminaries, including Sergey Brin and Art Levinson.

Zuckerberg, Milner, Brin and Other Tech Titans Donate Millions to Science

A group of Silicon Valley billionaires establish a new foundation to spur innovation in the field of life sciences.