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Past Recipients of the Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal

2013: James E. Gunn, Princeton University

2012: Sandra Faber, University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), CA

2011: Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Princeton University, USA

2010: Gerry Neugebauer, Caltech and the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory

2009: Frank Shu, University of California, San Diego

2008: Sidney van den Bergh, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, BC, Canada

2007: Martin Harwit, Cornell University

2006: Frank J. Low, University of Arizona

2005: Robert P. Kraft, University of California Observatories/Lick Observatory

2004: Chushiro Hayashi, Kyoto University, Japan

2003: Vera Rubin, Carnegie Institution of Washington

2002: Bohdan Paczynski, Princeton University Observatory

2001: Hans Bethe, Cornell University

2000: Rashid Sunyaev, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics

1999: Geoffrey Burbidge, University of California, San Diego

1998: Donald Lynden-Bell, Cambridge University

1997: Eugene N. Parker, University of Chicago

1996: Albert Whitford, Lick Observatory

1995: James Peebles, Princeton University

1994: Wallace Sargent, Cal. Tech

1993: Martin Rees, Cambridge University

1992: Maarten Schmidt, Cal. Tech.

1991: Donald Osterbrock, Lick Obs., UC Santa Cruz

1990: Charlotte Moore Sitterly, Naval Research Laboratory

1989: Adriaan Blaauw, Groningen University

1988: John Bolton, Australian Nat’l Radio Obs.

1987: E.E. Salpeter, Cornell University

1986: Fred Whipple, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

1985: Thomas G. Cowling, University of Leeds

1984: Olin C. Wilson, Mt. Wilson & Las Campanas

1983: Yakov B. Zel’dovich, Space Research Inst., USSR

1982: E. Margaret Burbidge, UC San Diego

1981: Riccardo Giacconi, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

1980: George Herbig, Lick Obs., UC Santa Cruz

1979: William A. Fowler, Calif. Inst. Tech.

1978: Hendrik C. van de Hulst, Leiden Observatory

1977: Bart J. Bok, Steward Obs., Univ. of Ariz.

1976: Ernst J. Öpik, Armagh Observatory

1975: Allan R. Sandage, Hale Observatories

1974: Martin Ryle, Cambridge University

1973: Lyman Spitzer Jr., Princeton University Obs.

1972: Iosif S. Shklovskii, Sternberg Astron. Inst.

1971: Jesse Greenstein, Hale Obs., Caltech

1970: Fred Hoyle, Cambridge University

1969: Horace Babcock, Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1968: Willem J. Luyten, University of Minnesota

1967: Ludwig Biermann, Max Planck Institute

1966: Dirk Brouwer, Yale University Observatory

1965: Martin Schwarzschild, Princeton University Obs.

1964: Otto Heckman, Hamburg Observatory

1963: Seth B. Nicholson, Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1962: Grote Reber, National Radio Astron. Lab.

1961: Rudolph Minkowski, Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1960: Viktor A. Ambartsumian, Biurakan Observatory

1959: Bengt Stromgren, Institute for Advanced Study

1958: William Wilson Morgan, Yerkes Observatory

1957: Ira S. Bowen, Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1956: Albrecht Unsöld, University of Kiel

1955: Walter Baade, Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1954: Bertil Lindblad, Stockholm Observatory

1953: H.D. Babcock, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1952: Subramanyan Chandrasekhar, Yerkes Obs., Univ. of Chicago

1951: M. Minnaert, Ultrecht Observatory

1950: Alfred H. Joy, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1949: H. Spencer Jones, Greenwich Observatory

1948: Otto Struve, Yerkes Observatory

1947: Bernard Lyot, Paris Observatory

1946: P.W. Merrill, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1945: E.A. Milne, Oxford University

1942: Jan H. Oort, Leiden Observatory

1941: Joel Stebbins, Washburn Observatory

1940: Frederick Hanley Seares, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1939: Harlow Shapley, Harvard College Observatory

1938: Edwin P. Hubble, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1937: Ejnar Hertzsprung, Leiden Observatory

1936: A.O. Leuschner, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley

1935: Vesto M. Slipher, Lowell Observatory

1934: Alfred Fowler, University of London

1933: C.V.L. Charlier, Lund Observatory

1932: J.S. Plaskett, Dominion Astrophysical Obs.

1931: W. de Sitter, Leiden Observatory

1930: Max Wolf, Heidelberg Observatory

1929: Frank Schlesinger, Yale University Observatory

1928: Walter Sydney Adams, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1927: H.H. Turner, Oxford University

1926: Robert Grant Aitken, Lick Observatory

1925: Henry Norris Russell, Princeton Univ. Observatory

1924: Arthur Stanley Eddington, Cambridge Observatory

1923: Benjamin Baillaud, Paris Observatory

1922: Frank W. Dyson, Greenwich Observatory

1921: H.A.  Deslandres, Meudon Observatory

1920: Ernest William Brown, Yale University

1917: Edward Emerson Barnard, Yerkes Observatory

1916: George Ellery Hale, Mt. Wilson Observatory

1915: William Wallace Campbell, Lick Observatory

1914: J. Oskar Backlund, Pulkovo Observatory

1913: Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn, Groningen Astronomical Lab.

1911: J. Henri Poincaré, University of Paris

1909: George William Hill, West Nyack, New York

1908: Edward Charles Pickering, Harvard College Observatory

1906: H. Carl Vogel, Potsdam Observatory

1904: William Huggins, London

1902: Giovanni V. Schiaperelli, Milan Observatory

1900: David Gill, Cape Observatory

1899: Arthur Auwers, Berlin

1898: Simon Newcomb, U.S. Naval Observatory