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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
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Contact: Maureen O'Leary or Megan Petty
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202-334-2138
The National Academies
26-Jan-2005


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