Lorentz Medal is a distinction awarded which is awarded every four years by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The 2014 Wollaston Medal winner is Maureen Raymo and she will be its first female recipient, Maureen Raymo. She richly deserves it. Her home institution, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York, summarizes her work and also notes that she’s getting the European Geosciences Union’s Milankovitch Medal this year. The ceremony was held on 4th June 2014 in London.
The Prince of Asturias Awards are a series of annual prizes awarded in Spain by the Prince of Asturias Foundation to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs. The Prince of Asturias Foundation has started the Prince of Asturias Awards since 1981. The […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the 2013 Nebula Awards winners. The 49th annual Nebula Awards were awarded in San Jose, CA, on the weekend of May 16th, 2014. The only members were eligible to attend the Nebula Awards themselves, there was an autograph session open to the public. See the […]
Honoring high school seniors with exceptional scientific promise, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) recognized the winners of the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science and math competition. Eric S. Chen, 17, of San Diego won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his […]