# Mathematics & Astronomy

## The Crafoord Prizes in Mathematics and Astronomy 2020

The man who discovered the solar wind, Eugene Parker, and one of mathematics’ great problem-solvers, Enrico Bombieri, will receive this year’s Crafoord Prize in Astronomy and Mathematics, respectively. The Crafoord Prize is worth six million Swedish krona and is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Crafoord Foundation in Lund.

Read more## Crafoord Days 2020 cancelled

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Crafoord Foundation have decided to cancel the Crafoord Days 2020 on 12–15 May due to the spread of the new coronavirus. All events will be held during the Crafoord Days 2021 instead.

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