Awards & Winners

John N. Bahcall

Date of Birth 30-December-1934
Place of Birth Shreveport
(Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States of America, Area code 318)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as John Bahcall, John N Bahcall
Profession Astronomer
John Norris Bahcall was an American astrophysicist, best known for his contributions to the solar neutrino problem, the development of the Hubble Space Telescope and for his leadership and development of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

Awards by John N. Bahcall

Check all the awards nominated and won by John N. Bahcall.


Comstock Prize in Physics
(For his many contributions to astrophysics, especially his definitive work on solar models and his crucial role in identifying and resolving the solar neutrino problem.)


National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For his fundamental contributions to areas of modern astrophysics ranging from solar neutrino physics to the structure of the Milky Way Galaxy to cosmology, and for his leadership of the astronomical community, especially his tireless advocacy of the Hubble Space Telescope.)