Fritz Zwicky Prize for Astrophysics & Cosmology
The Fritz Zwicky Prize for Astrophysics & Cosmology is awarded biennially by the European Astronomical Society on behalf of the Fritz Zwicky Foundation (FZS) to recognize scientists who have obtained fundamental and outstanding results related to astrophysics and cosmology.
The 2022 Fritz Zwicky Prize for Astrophysics & Cosmology is awarded to
for her groundbreaking, decades-spanning, work in observational astrochemistry and molecular spectroscopy, revealing the secrets of molecules from interstellar clouds to star and planet formation, and for her leadership within the astronomical community.
for outstanding contributions to astrophysics and cosmology including seminal papers on active galaxies and black holes, the origin of gamma-ray bursts, the large-scale structure of the Universe, and the cosmic microwave background. This exceptionally broad oeuvre has been both prescient and enormously influential.
The Fritz Zwicky Prize for Astrophysics & Cosmology is awarded biennially by the European Astronomical Society on behalf of the Fritz Zwicky Foundation (FZS), located in Glarus, Switzerland. The prize is awarded every two year by the EAS, the first time in 2020.
The nomination criteria are:
The prize amounts to 5'000 Swiss francs and is paid directly to the Prize winner by the FZS.
Nominations should arrive at the EAS Office by the end of October of the year preceding the award. Nominations can only be made by EAS members and need to be endorsed by 2 additional persons, at least one of them being an EAS member.
Note that self-nominations are not allowed.
The call for nominations for the Fitz Zwicky Prize of 2024 is open until the end of October.
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