Laureates

Alan Guth

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

For the invention of inflationary cosmology, and for his contributions to the theory for the generation of cosmological density fluctuations arising from quantum fluctuations in the early universe, and for his ongoing work on the problem of defining probabilities in eternally inflating spacetimes.

Alan Guth

Ceremony Acceptance Video

Breakthrough Prize Interviews

Selected Public Talks