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Past Recipients of the Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal

Year

Medalist

Institution

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

Parker, Eugene N.

University of Chicago

1996

Whitford, Albert

Lick Observatory

1995

Peebles, James

Princeton University

1994

Sargent, Wallace

Cal. Tech

1993

Rees, Martin

Cambridge University

1992

Schmidt, Maarten

Cal. Tech.

1991

Osterbrock, Donald

Lick Obs., UC Santa Cruz

1990

Sitterly, Charlotte Moore

Naval Research Laboratory

1989

Blaauw, Adriaan

Groningen University

1988

Bolton, John

Australian Nat'l Radio Obs.

1987

Salpeter, E.E.

Cornell University

1986

Whipple, Fred

Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

1985

Cowling, Thomas G.

University of Leeds

1984

Wilson, Olin C.

Mt. Wilson & Las Campanas

1983

Zel'dovich, Yakov B.

Space Research Inst., USSR

1982

Burbidge, E. Margaret

UC San Diego

1981

Giacconi, Riccardo

Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

1980

Herbig, George

Lick Obs., UC Santa Cruz

1979

Fowler, William A.

Calif. Inst. Tech.

1978

van de Hulst, Hendrik C.

Leiden Observatory

1977

Bok, Bart J.

Steward Obs., Univ. of Ariz.

1976

Öpik, Ernst J.

Armagh Observatory

1975

Sandage, Allan R.

Hale Observatories

1974

Ryle, Martin

Cambridge University

1973

Spitzer, Jr., Lyman

Princeton University Obs.

1972

Shklovskii, Iosif S.

Sternberg Astron. Inst.

1971

Greenstein, Jesse

Hale Obs., Caltech

1970

Hoyle, Fred

Cambridge University

1969

Babcock, Horace

Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1968

Luyten, Willem J.

University of Minnesota

1967

Biermann, Ludwig

Max Planck Institute

1966

Brouwer, Dirk

Yale University Observatory

1965

Schwarzschild, Martin

Princeton University Obs.

1964

Heckman, Otto

Hamburg Observatory

1963

Nicholson, Seth B.

Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1962

Reber, Grote

National Radio Astron. Lab.

1961

Minkowski, Rudolph

Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1960

Ambartsumian, Viktor A.

Biurakan Observatory

1959

Stromgren, Bengt

Institute for Advanced Study

1958

Morgan, William Wilson

Yerkes Observatory

1957

Bowen, Ira S.

Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1956

Unsöld, Albrecht

University of Kiel

1955

Baade, Walter

Mt. Wilson & Palomar Obs.

1954

Lindblad, Bertil

Stockholm Observatory

1953

Babcock, H.D.

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1952

Chandrasekhar, Subramanyan

Yerkes Obs., Univ. of Chicago

1951

Minnaert, M.

Ultrecht Observatory

1950

Joy, Alfred H.

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1949

Spencer Jones, H.

Greenwich Observatory

1948

Struve, Otto

Yerkes Observatory

1947

Lyot, Bernard

Paris Observatory

1946

Merrill, P.W.

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1945

Milne, E.A.

Oxford University

1942

Oort, Jan H.

Leiden Observatory

1941

Stebbins, Joel

Washburn Observatory

1940

Seares, Frederick Hanley

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1939

Shapley, Harlow

Harvard College Observatory

1938

Hubble, Edwin P.

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1937

Hertzsprung, Ejnar

Leiden Observatory

1936

Leuschner, A.O.

Univ. of Calif., Berkeley

1935

Slipher, Vesto M.

Lowell Observatory

1934

Fowler, Alfred

University of London

1933

Charlier, C.V.L.

Lund Observatory

1932

Plaskett, J.S.

Dominion Astrophysical Obs.

1931

de Sitter, W.

Leiden Observatory

1930

Wolf, Max

Heidelberg Observatory

1929

Schlesinger, Frank

Yale University Observatory

1928

Adams, Walter Sydney

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1927

Turner, H.H.

Oxford University

1926

Aitken, Robert Grant

Lick Observatory

1925

Russell, Henry Norris

Princeton Univ. Observatory

1924

Eddington, Arthur Stanley

Cambridge Observatory

1923

Baillaud, Benjamin

Paris Observatory

1922

Dyson, Frank W.

Greenwich Observatory

1921

Deslandres, H.A

Meudon Observatory

1920

Brown, Ernest William

Yale University

1917

Barnard, Edward Emerson

Yerkes Observatory

1916

Hale, George Ellery

Mt. Wilson Observatory

1915

Campbell, William Wallace

Lick Observatory

1914

Backlund, J. Oskar

Pulkovo Observatory

1913

Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius

Groningen Astronomical Lab.

1911

Poincaré, J. Henri

University of Paris

1909

Hill, George William

West Nyack, New York

1908

Pickering, Edward Charles

Harvard College Observatory

1906

Vogel, H. Carl

Potsdam Observatory

1904

Huggins, William

London

1902

Schiaperelli, Giovanni V.

Milan Observatory

1900

Gill, David

Cape Observatory

1899

Auwers, Arthur

Berlin

1898

Newcomb, Simon

U.S. Naval Observatory