Karl Schwarzschild Medal

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The Karl Schwarzschild Medal, named after the astrophysicist Karl Schwarzschild, is an award presented by the Astronomische Gesellschaft (German Astronomical Society) to eminent astronomers and astrophysicists.[1]

Recipients[edit]

Source: German Astronomical Society

Year Name
2016 Robert Williams[2]
2015 Immo Appenzeller
2014 Margaret Geller[3]
2013 Karl-Heinz Rädler[4]
2012 Sandra M. Faber
2011 Reinhard Genzel[5]
2010 Michel Mayor
2009 Rolf-Peter Kudritzki[6]
2008 Rashid Sunyaev
2007 Rudolf Kippenhahn
2005 Gustav Andreas Tammann
2004 Riccardo Giacconi
2003 Erika Boehm-Vitense
2002 Charles H. Townes
2001 Keiichi Kodaira
2000 Roger Penrose
1999 Jeremiah P. Ostriker
1998 Peter A. Strittmatter
1997 Joseph H. Taylor
1996 Kip Thorne
1995 Hendrik C. van de Hulst
1994 Joachim Trümper
1993 Raymond Wilson
1992 Fred Hoyle
1990 Eugene N. Parker
1989 Martin J. Rees
1987 Lodewijk Woltjer
1986 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
1985 Edwin E. Salpeter
1984 Daniel M. Popper
1983 Donald Lynden-Bell
1982 Jean Delhaye
1981 Bohdan Paczyński
1980 Ludwig Biermann
1978 George B. Field
1977 Wilhelm Becker
1975 Lyman Spitzer
1974 Cornelis de Jager
1972 Jan H. Oort
1971 Antony Hewish
1969 Bengt Strömgren
1968 Maarten Schmidt
1963 Charles Fehrenbach
1959 Martin Schwarzschild (son of Karl Schwarzschild)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Awards by the AG". Astronomische Gesellschaft. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  2. ^ "German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Robert Williams the Karl Schwarzschild Medal". June 28, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Margaret J. Geller Awarded Karl Schwarzschild Medal". February 5, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Karl-Heinz Rädler awarded with Karl-Schwarzschild Medal". September 25, 2013. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Reinhard Genzel receives Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2011". July 13, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Astronomy Director Awarded Schwarzschild Prize". September 25, 2009. Retrieved November 20, 2016.