[ASA] Winners of 2014 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize Announced | Press Releases | IAU

John O'Byrne john.obyrne at sydney.edu.au
Wed Jun 11 22:54:37 AEST 2014

Many ASA members may have seen this news today via other messages, but if not …

ASA Member Ken Freeman has been honoured for his significant contributions to Near Field Cosmology.
The 2014 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize has been awarded to Jaan Einasto, Ken Freeman, R. Brent Tully, and Sidney van den Bergh for their individual roles in the development of Near Field Cosmology — laying the foundation in our understanding of the structure and composition of the nearby Universe.  The Cosmology Prize honours a leading cosmologist, astronomer, astrophysicist or scientific philosopher for theoretical, analytical, conceptual or observational discoveries leading to fundamental advances in our understanding of the Universe. 

For more details see http://www.iau.org/news/pressreleases/detail/iau1403/

Previous Australian winners are Jeremy Mould and Brian Schmidt.

The ASA would like to congratulate Ken and also acknowledge his substantial contributions over many years.



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