Awards & Winners

Antony Hewish

Date of Birth 11-May-1924
Place of Birth Fowey
(United Kingdom, Restormel)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Astronomer
Antony Hewish FRS is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars. He was also awarded the Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1969.

Awards by Antony Hewish

Check all the awards nominated and won by Antony Hewish.


Hughes Medal
(For his outstanding contributions to radioastronomy, including the discovery and identification of pulsars.)


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for their pioneering research in radio astrophysics: Ryle for his observations and inventions, in particular of the aperture synthesis technique, and Hewish for his decisive role in the discovery of pulsars)