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 German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft), the world's largest organization of physicists, for extraordinary achievements in theoretical physics. The prize has been awarded annually since 1929, with few exceptions, and usually to a single person. The winner is awarded with a gold medal and hand-written parchment.[1]

List of recipients[edit]

Max Planck Medal 1943

Source:German Physical Society

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  1. ^ "Max-Planck-Medaille". Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft. Archived from the original on 30 July 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-07-30. Retrieved 2012-03-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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