So, what do you all think of the "Breakthrough Prize" awards?

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Message 1469805 - Posted: 28 Jan 2014, 5:08:36 UTC

Is this good for scientific research or just a bunch of showbiz tinsel to make the rich and famous feel good about themselves.

I watched the awards program and it seemed to me that some well deserving scientists are finally getting some public attention.
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Message 1470091 - Posted: 29 Jan 2014, 4:11:47 UTC - in response to Message 1469805.  

I agree, although it seems even knowing it took place was harder to figure out than joining a secret society cult. They should have better press. I only realized it was going on after someone on Twitter posted about it ending. Considering it is funded by Mark Zuckerberg grants... I was surprised ti was so quiet.
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