Max Planck Medal

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The inaugural award: Max Planck (left) presents Albert Einstein (right) with the Max Planck medal of the German Physical Society, 28 June 1929, in Berlin, Germany.

The Max Planck medal is the highest award of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (English: German Physical Society); the world's largest organization of physicists; for extraordinary achievements in theoretical physics. It is awarded annually. The winner is awarded with gold medal and hand-written parchment.[1]

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  1. ^ Max Planck medal, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Retrieved November 10, 2013
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