Meet professor Kip Thorne, the physics legend, Nobel prize laureate, scientific director of Hollywood blockbuster movie Interstellar and self-acting character in the Big Bang Theory!
The topic of the essay:
Is science the solution to everything?
Where should humankind invest its resources and why? Is it in search for answers to fundamental questions about the Universe or rather in an attempt to save our civilization from soon becoming extinct?
11:59 pm (CET)
The best essay will be awarded 1,000 EUR and the winner will have the opportunity to meet Professor Kip Thorne at the ESET Science Award gala event in Bratislava on October 16th, 2021
Second winner of financial prize 1,000 EUR comes from the lottery where all eligible essays will be included
“Science and technology based on scientific research are the key to solving global issues such as pandemics or climate change, and have the ability to save the world. Equally important is to garner the respect of governments and the public for science and the opinions of scientists.”