Recipients of the Karl Schwarzschild Medal

 

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

Date
Recipient
Topic of the Karl Schwarzschild Lecture
Publishment
2016-09-13 Robert Williams
The Distant Universe Revealed by Hubble Space Telescope
2015-09-15 Immo Appenzeller Astronomical technology - the past and the future

RMA 28, 1

AN Vol. 337, 694 (2016)

2014-09-23 Margaret J. Geller HectoMAPping the Universe

RMA 27, 1

AN Vol. 336, 428 (2015)

2013-09-24 Karl-Heinz Rädler Mean-field dynamos: the old and some recent developments

RMA 26,1

AN Vol. 335, 459 (2014)

2012-09-25 Sandra M. Faber Lambda-CDM Galaxy Formation: A 30-Year Status Report
2011-09-20 Reinhard Genzel The Massive Black Hole and Galaxies
2010-09-14
Michel Mayor Exoplanets: The road to Earth twins RMA 23,1
2009-09-21
Rolf-Peter Kudritzki Dissecting galaxies with the brightest stars in the universe RMA 22, 1
2008-09-08
Rashid Sunyaev The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination
RMA 21,1
2007-09-24
Rudolf Kippenhahn When computers conquered astronomy
RMA 20.1
2005-09-27
Gustav Andreas
Tammann
The Ups-and-Downs of the Hubble Constant
RMA 19.1
2004-09-21
Riccardo Giacconi The Dawn of X-Ray Astronomy
RMA 18.1
2003-09-16
Erika Boehm-Vitense What Hyades F Stars tell us about Heating Mechanisms in the outer Stellar Atmospheres
RMA 17.1
2002-09-24
Charles H. Townes The Behavior of Stars Observed by Infrared Interferometry
RMA 16.1
2001-09-10
Keiichi Kodaira Macro- and Microscopic Views of Nearby Galaxies
RMA 15.1
2000-09-19
Roger Penrose The Schwarzschild Singularity: one Clue to Resolving the Quantum Measurement Paradox
RMA 14.1
1999-09-21
Jeremiah P. Ostriker Historical Reflections on the Role of Numerical Modeling in Astrophysics
RMA 13.1
1998-09-15
Peter A. Strittmatter Steps to the LBT - and Beyond
RMA 12.1
1997-09-23
Joseph H. Taylor Binary Pulsars and Relativistic Gravity
n.p.
1996-09-17
Kip Thorne Gravitational Radiation - A New Window Onto the Universe
RMA 10.1
1995-09-17
Henk van de Hulst: Scaling laws in multiple light scattering under very small angles
RMA 9.1
1994-09-27
Joachim Trümper X-rays from Neutron Stars
RMA 8.1
1993-09-28
Raymond Wilson Karl Schwarzschild and telescope optics
RMA 7.1
1992-09-15
Sir Fred Hoyle The synthesis of the light elements
RMA 6.1
1990-09-25
Eugene N. Parker Convection, spontaneous discontinuities, and stellar winds and X-ray emission
RMA 4.1
1989-09-12
Sir Martin J. Rees Is there a massive black hole in every galaxy
RMA 2.1
1987-09-15
Lodewijk Woltjer The future of European astronomy
MAG 70.21
1986-09-18
Subrahmanyan
Chandrasekhar
The aesthetic base of the general theory of relativity
MAG 67.19
1985-03-16
Edwin E. Salpeter Galactic fountains, planetary nebulae, and warm HI
MAG 63.11
1984-09-11
Daniel M. Popper Some problems in the determination of fundamental stellar parameters from binary stars
MAG 62.19
1983-09-26
Donald Lynden-Bell Mysterious mass in local group galaxies
MAG 60.23
1982-02-24
Jean Delhaye The Motions of stars and their meaning galactic astronomy
MAG 67.123
1981-09-16
Bohdan Paczynski Thick accretion disks around black holes
MAG 57.27
1980-09-23
Ludwig Biermann Thirty years of comet research
MAG 51.37
1978-09-04
George B. Field Intergalactic matter and the evolution of galaxies
MAG 47.7
1977-09-21
Wilhelm Becker The galactic structure from optical observations
MAG 43.21
1975-09-16
Lyman Spitzer, jr. Interstellar matter research with the Copernicus satellite
MAG 38.27
1974-09-17
Cornelis de Jager The dynamics of star atmospheres
MAG 36.15
1972-09-19
Jan H. Oort On the problem of the origin of spiral structure
MAG 32.15
1971-09-14
Antony Hewish Tree years with pulsars
MAG 31.15
1969-09-17
Bengt Strömgren Quantitative spektral classification and its application to evolutionary problems of stars and the milky way
MAG 27.15
1968-09-25
Maarten Schmidt Quasi-stellar sources
MAG 25.13
1963-09-25
Charles Fehrenbach Identification of radial velocities with the objective prism
MAG 17.59
1959-09-25
Martin Schwarzschild The theories of the inner structure of stars
MAG 12.15
Date
Recipient
Topic
Publishment

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