Previous Herschel Medal Winners

The Herschel Medal

The Herschel Medal is awarded for investigations of outstanding merit in observational astrophysics. The medal was first awarded in 1974. The medal has been shared twice, in 1977 and 1986. It has been awarded 18 times to a total of 20 people (19 men, one woman), mostly from the UK.

2019  N. Tanvir

2018  T. Marsh

2017  S. Lilly

2016  J. Dunlop

2015  S. Eales

2014  R. Genzel

2013  M. Kramer

2012  M. Irwin

2010  J. Hough

2008  M. Pettini

2006 G. Swarup

2004 K. Horne

2001  P. Thaddeus

1998  G. Neugebauer

1995  G. R. Isaak

1992  A. G. Lyne

1989  S. J. Bell Burnell

1986  A. Boggess and R.Wilson

1983 W. W. Morgan

1980  G. de Vaucouleurs

1977  A. A. Penzias and R. W. Wilson

1974 J. P. Wild