Awards & Winners

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Awards by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Check all the awards nominated and won by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.


Copley Medal
(In recognition of his distinguished work on theoretical physics, including stellar structure, theory of radiation, hydrodynamic stability and relativity.)


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars.)


Henry Draper Medal
(For his leadership in, and major contributions to, the field of astrophysics.)


National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For numerous superb contributions to stellar astronomy, physics, and applied mathematics, and for his guidance and inspiration to his many students and colleagues.)


Rumford Prize
(For his work on the radiative transfer of energy in the interior of stars.)