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Hollywood, Silicon Valley walk the red carpet to honor scientists at the 2020 Breakthrough Prize

Nov 04, 2019 - Silicon Valley Business News

The red carpet rolled out Sunday at the NASA Ames Research Center, where a slew of Silicon Valley billionaires and executives joined celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Edward Norton and LeVar Burton to honor scientists who have made major achievements in math, fundamental physics and the life sciences.

The Breakthrough Prize - founded in 2012 by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his wife and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative cofounder Priscilla Chan, Google president Sergey Brin, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojci...