Every year, the title “Young Elite – The Top 40 under 40” is granted to outstanding talents from business, politics, science, and the society by the Capital business magazine. This year, Dr. Kathrin Valerius, a scientist working in the area of experimental astroparticle physics and heading a Young Investigators Group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), is one of them.
"It is important to communicate basic research to the general public in order to root science even more in society. A crucial point is the interface between school and current research as well as the exchange with young people and students," says Kathrin Valerius. "I am very happy that I can reach society with my research and commitment and received this award for it."
More about the Research of Kathrin Valerius:
New Results for the Mass of Neutrinos
Press release 119/2019 of KIT:
Highlight article in Physical Review Letters (November 25, 2019): Viewpoint: Homing in on the neutrino mass
Video in German: Wie viel wiegt ein Neutrino? Das KATRIN-Experiment am KIT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvp42tIg89k (What does a neutrino weigh? The KATRIN experiment at KIT)
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