NCAC Medal

Medal of the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center

 

 

The Medal of the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center was established in 2010 by the Scientific Council of the Center. It is awarded to distinguished scientists in recognition of their contribution to the development of the Copernicus Center.

Laureates:

2011:   Alain Omont
              (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)

 

"for his great involvement in establishing the Polish-French collaboration in astrophysics and for his outstanding scientific achievements."

 

Laureate home page



2012:   Charles Robert O'Dell
                (Vanderbilt University)

 

"for his crucial role in the creation of the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center and his outstanding achievements in studies of gaseous nebulae"


Laureate's home page.

 

Presentation of the Medal to the Laureate (YouTube).

 

Laudatio by Professor Józef I. Smak


2012:   Józef I. Smak
              (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical
              Center, Warsaw)

 

"Sic itur ad astra - for the creation of the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center and for outstanding scientific achievements."

 

Laureate's home page

 

Presentation of the Medal to the Laureate (YouTube)


2016:  Wojciech Dziembowski
              (Nicolaus Copernicus
               Astronomical Center and Warsaw Astronomical Observatory)

 

"For scientific achievements in the field of astroseismology and creation of astroseismology group at the Copernicus Center."

 

Laureat's home page


2016:  Paweł Haensel
              (Nicolaus Copernicus
               Astronomical Center, Warsaw)

 

"For scientific achievements in the field of high density matter astrophysics and contribution to development of Polish-French scientific collaboration."

 

Laureat's home page