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Statistical physics: Physicists get social

Luciano Pietronero


The triennial STATPHYS conference series aims to enhance the international relevance and visibility of the broad field of statistical physics and all its interdisciplinary developments. It is also the occasion to award the Boltzmann Medal, which at this year's meeting in Cairns, Australia, went to John Cardy (Oxford) for two-dimensional critical phenomena and to Bernard Derrida (ENS, Paris) for disordered and out-of-equilibrium systems...

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