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Suzanne Amador Kane (Haverford Physics) and her student research team used bird-mounted cameras to examine how falcons pursue their prey. Since their research was published in The Journal of Experimental Biology, the study has been attracting international media attention and a YouTube video of footage from a "falconcam" has gone viral.
The University of Virginia astronomy professor shares the 2013 prize with a colleague from Oxford for "their discovery and study of the magnetorotational instability, and for demonstrating that this instability leads to turbulence and is a viable mechanism for angular momentum transport in astrophysical accretion disks."
Fuchs, who works at the Franklin Institute, was part of the radio show's Campout for Hunger broadcast demonstrating some explosive science.