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Recipients of the Karl Schwarzschild Medal

RMA = Reviews in Modern Astronomy,
n.p. = not published,
MAG = Mitteilungen der AG

Year Recipient Institute Topic of the Karl Schwarzschild Lecture Publication
2017 Richard Wielebinski Cosmic magnetic fields
2016 Robert Williams The Distant Universe Revealed by Hubble Space Telescope
2015 Immo Appenzeller Astronomical technology - the past and the future RMA 28, 1
AN Vol. 337, 694 (2016)
2014 Margaret J. Geller HectoMAPping the Universe RMA 27, 1
AN Vol. 336, 428 (2015)
2013 Karl-Heinz Rädler Mean-field dynamos: the old and some recent developments RMA 26, 1
AN Vol. 335, 459 (2014)
2012 Sandra M. Faber Lambda-CDM Galaxy Formation: A 30-Year Status Report
2011 Reinhard Genzel The Massive Black Hole and Galaxies
2010
Michel Mayor Exoplanets: The road to Earth twins RMA 23,1
2009
Rolf-Peter Kudritzki Dissecting galaxies with the brightest stars in the universe RMA 22,1
2008
Rashid Sunyaev The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination RMA 21,1
2007
Rudolf Kippenhahn Als die Computer die Astronomie eroberten RMA 20,1
2005
Gustav Andreas Tammann The Ups-and-Downs of the Hubble Constant RMA 19,1
2004
Riccardo Giacconi The Dawn of X-Ray Astronomy RMA 18,1
2003
Erika Boehm-Vitense What Hyades F Stars tell us about Heating Mechanisms in the outer Stellar Atmospheres
RMA 17,1
2002
Charles H. Townes The Behavior of Stars Observed by Infrared Interferometry
RMA 16,1
2001
Keiichi Kodaira Macro- and Microscopic Views of Nearby Galaxies
RMA 15,1
2000
Roger Penrose The Schwarzschild Singularity: one Clue to Resolving the Quantum Measurement Paradox
RMA 14,1
1999
Jeremiah P. Ostriker Historical Reflections on the Role of Numerical Modeling in Astrophysics
RMA 13,1
1998
Peter A. Strittmatter Steps to the LBT - and Beyond
RMA 12,1
1997
Joseph H. Taylor Binary Pulsars and Relativistic Gravity
n.v.
1996
Kip Thorne Gravitational Radiation - A New Window Onto the Universe
RMA 10,1
1995
Henk van de Hulst: Scaling laws in multiple light scattering under very small angles
RMA 9,1
1994
Joachim Trümper X-rays from Neutron Stars
RMA 8,1
1993
Raymond Wilson Karl Schwarzschild and telescope optics
RMA 7,1
1992
Sir Fred Hoyle The synthesis of the light elements
RMA 6,1
1990
Eugene N. Parker Convection, spontaneous discontinuities, and stellar winds and X-ray emission
RMA 4,1
1989
Sir Martin J. Rees Is there a massive black hole in every galaxy
RMA 2,1
1987
Lodewijk Woltjer The future of European astronomy
MAG 70,21
1986
Subrahmanyan
Chandrasekhar
The aesthetic base of the general theory of relativity
MAG 67,19
1985
Edwin E. Salpeter Galactic fountains, planetary nebulae, and warm HI
MAG 63,11
1984
Daniel M. Popper Some problems in the determination of fundamental stellar parameters from binary stars
MAG 62,19
1983
Donald Lynden-Bell Mysterious mass in local group galaxies
MAG 60,23
1982
Jean Delhaye Die Bewegungen der Sterne und ihre Bedeutung in der galaktischen Astronomie
MAG 67,123
1981
Bohdan Paczynski Thick accretion disks around black holes
MAG 57,27
1980
Ludwig Biermann Dreißig Jahre Kometenforschung
MAG 51,37
1978
George B. Field Intergalactic matter and the evolution of galaxies
MAG 47,7
1977
Wilhelm Becker Die galaktische Struktur aus optischen Beobachtungen
MAG 43,21
1975
Lyman Spitzer, jr. Interstellar matter research with the Copernicus satellite
MAG 38,27
1974
Cornelis de Jager Dynamik von Sternatmosphären
MAG 36,15
1972
Jan H. Oort On the problem of the origin of spiral structure
MAG 32,15
1971
Antony Hewish Tree years with pulsars
MAG 31,15
1969
Bengt Strömgren Quantitative Spektralklassifikation und ihre Anwendung auf Probleme der Entwicklung der Sterne und der Milchstraße
MAG 27,15
1968
Maarten Schmidt Quasi-stellar sources
MAG 25,13
1963
Charles Fehrenbach Die Bestimmung der Radialgeschwindigkeiten mit dem Objektivprisma
MAG 17,59
1959
Martin Schwarzschild Die Theorien des inneren Aufbaus der Sterne MAG 12,15
Date Recipient Topic of the Karl Schwarzschild Lecture Publishment