Gruber Prize in Cosmology


The Gruber Prize in Cosmology, established in 2000, is one of three international awards worth US$500,000 made by the Gruber Foundation, a non-profit organization based at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Since 2001, the Gruber Prize in Cosmology has been co-sponsored by the International Astronomical Union. Recipients are selected by a panel from nominations that are received from around the world. The Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize honors a leading cosmologist, astronomer, astrophysicist or scientific philosopher for theoretical, analytical or conceptual discoveries leading to a fundamental advances in the field.
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award received: Gruber Prize in Cosmology



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Kip S. Thorne

American physicist



Skyhook gravitational-wave detector ( 1985 )

journal article from 'Nature' published in 1985

author: Vladimir Braginsky, Kip S. Thorne

Statistical Mechanical Origin of the Entropy of a Rotating, Charged Black Hole ( 1985 )

journal article from 'Physical Review Letters' published in 1985

author: Kip S. Thorne W. H. Zurek

Laws of motion and precession for black holes and other bodies ( 1985 )

journal article from 'Physical Review D' published in 1985

author: James Hartle, Kip S. Thorne Thorne KS, Hartle JB

Membrane viewpoint on black holes: Properties and evolution of the stretched horizon ( 1986 )

journal article from 'Physical Review D' published in 1986

author: Kip S. Thorne Price RH, Thorne KS


Ken Freeman

Australian astronomer


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Martin Rees

British cosmologist and astrophysicist (born 1942)

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