HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science

WASHINGTON -- The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has selected 17 individuals to receive awards honoring their outstanding scientific achievements. The awards will be presented on May 2 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., during the Academy's 142nd annual meeting. Awards and recipients are:

ARCTOWSKI MEDAL - a medal and a prize of $20,000, awarded every three years for outstanding contributions to the study of solar physics and solar-terrestrial relationships - goes to EDWARD J. SMITH, senior research scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. Smith was chosen "for his pioneering studies of the solar and heliospheric magnetic fields in deep space and of planetary magnetic fields and their interaction with the solar wind." The medal was established by a bequest of Jane Arctowska in honor of her husband, Henryk Arctowski, and has been presented since 1969.

JOHN J. CARTY AWARD FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE - a medal and a prize of $25,000, awarded annually for noteworthy and distinguished accomplishment in any field of science (materials in 2005) - goes to ROBERT J. CAVA, professor, department of chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. Cava was chosen "for his outstanding contributions in the synthesis and characterization of many new materials that display interesting and important superconducting, dielectric, magnetic, or thermal properties." The award was established by the American Telephone & Telegraph Co. in honor of John J. Carty and has been awarded since 1932.

ARTHUR L. DAY PRIZE AND LECTURESHIP - a prize of $20,000 awarded every three years to a scientist making lasting contributions to the study of the physics of the Earth and whose lectures would prove solid, timely, and useful additions to the knowledge and literature of the field - goes to HERBERT E. HUPPERT, professor of theoretical geophysics, and di
'"/>

Contact: Maureen O'Leary or Megan Petty
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
The National Academies
26-Jan-2005


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. National Academies advisory: May 2 Symposium on International Science Policy
2. National Academies News: William H. Foege to receive Public Welfare Medal, Academys highest honor
3. National Academies advisory: Report assesses health implications of perchlorate exposure
4. National Academies Advisory: Jan. 11 public briefing on perchlorate in drinking water
5. National Academies news: Gulf War and Health
6. National survey shows few physicians elected to Congress
7. Six new Roybal Centers for Applied Gerontology established by National Institute on Aging
8. UGA professor receives $3 million grant from National Cancer Institute for breast cancer research
9. National Academies advisory: Nov. 4-6 Frontiers of Science meeting in Irvine, Calif.
10. National Chemistry Week celebrates health and wellness in Washington, D.C., area
11. National Institute on Aging Neuroimaging Initiative for Alzheimers disease

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/2/2020)... ... July 02, 2020 , ... Temprian, a spinoff from ... Its lead indication is vitiligo. Vitiligo patients develop progressive depigmentation of the ... While vitiligo is equally prevalent in all ethnic groups, it is most visible ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... July 01, 2020 , ... Dexur’s analysis of Medicare claims of ... Porter Adventist Hospital , and Sky Ridge Medical Center had the ... Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission ...
(Date:6/28/2020)... ... June 26, 2020 , ... ... participation in the revision and redesignation of the ANSI/APSP/ICC-7 2013 American National Standard ... Catch Basins. PHTA is seeking member participation on the PHTA-7 Standard Writing Committee ...
(Date:6/28/2020)... ... June 27, 2020 , ... The secret of surviving a ... of rolls of toilet paper. Yet, it was the first product to disappear off ... theory. The more you have stockpiled, the less need to venture out, the longer ...
(Date:6/24/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2020 , ... Evolved Naturals, ... launched a new website at http://www.evolvednaturals.com The newly launched website showcases a ... broad-spectrum CBD oils , and a comprehensive line of skincare & topical products ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... July 01, 2020 , ... ... International Business Awards® is Tuesday, July 28. , The International Business ... In 2019 the competition attracted more than 4,000 nominations from organizations in more ...
(Date:6/28/2020)... ... June 26, 2020 , ... Mediaplanet ... campaign brings together patients, healthcare providers, advocates, and scientists to spread awareness of ... for these devastating respiratory conditions. , More than 35 million Americans ...
(Date:6/25/2020)... ... 25, 2020 , ... BeCurious Studio LLC was named as ... the launch a recent project. BeCurious Studio, the rule breaking web/app development hub, ... Commissioned by MyVictory Inc , the platform delivers a seamless, individualized healthcare ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: