Herschel Medal

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Herschel Medal
Mike Irwin receiving the Herschel Medal in 2012
Mike Irwin receiving the Herschel Medal in 2012
Presented by Royal Astronomical Society
Reward Medal
First awarded 1974
Last awarded 2012

The Herschel Medal is a medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, awarded for outstanding work in the area of observational astrophysics.[1]

Herschel Medalists[edit]

Year Medalist References
1974 John Paul Wild [2]
1977 Arno Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson [2]
1980 Gérard de Vaucouleurs [2]
1983 William W. Morgan [2]
1986 Albert Boggess and Robert Wilson [2]
1989 Jocelyn Bell Burnell [2]
1992 Andrew Lyne [2]
1995 George Isaak [2]
1998 Gerry Neugebauer [2]
2001 Patrick Thaddeus [2]
2004 Keith Horne [2]
2006 Govind Swarup [2][3]
2008 Max Pettini [2][4]
2010 James Hough [2][5]
2012 Mike Irwin [6]
2013 Michael Kramer [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RAS Awards, Medals & Prizes". Royal Astronomical Society. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Medallists of the Royal Astronomical Society". Royal Astronomical Society. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "RAS honours outstanding scientists". RAS. 11 April 2006. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Leading astronomers and geophysicists honoured with RAS medals and prizes". RAS date=8 January 2008. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "RAS Honours Outstanding Astronomers and Geophysicists". Royal Astronomical Society. 22 March 2010. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "RAS honours leading astronomers and geophysicists". Royal Astronomical Society. 23 January 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "2013 winners of the RAS awards, medals and prizes". Royal Astronomical Society. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013.