Awards & Winners

Fred Lawrence Whipple

Date of Birth 05-November-1906
Place of Birth Red Oak
(Montgomery County, Iowa, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Fred L. Whipple
Profession Astronomer
Fred Lawrence Whipple was an American astronomer, who worked at the Harvard College Observatory for over 70 years. Amongst his achievements, he discovered some asteroids and comets, came up with the "dirty snowball" cometary hypothesis, and designed the Whipple shield.

Awards by Fred Lawrence Whipple

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Retro Hugo Award for Best Related Work
Honored for : Conquest of the Moon

Nominations 1954 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Retro Hugo Award for Best Related Work Conquest of the Moon