UNESCO Niels Bohr Medal


The UNESCO Niels Bohr Medal was first minted in 1985 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Danish nuclear physicist Niels Bohr. It is awarded by UNESCO to recognise those who have made outstanding contributions to physics through research that has or could have a significant influence on the world.
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award received: UNESCO Niels Bohr Medal



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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


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Tim Berners-Lee

British computer scientist, inventor of the World Wide Web



Weaving the Web

author: Tim Berners-Lee



Publishing on the semantic web ( 2001 )

scientific article (publication date: 26 April 2001)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler

The Semantic Web Revisited ( 2006 )

scientific article (publication date: May 2006)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt

The Semantic Web ( 2001 )

classic 2001 article in Scientific American by TBL et al.

author: Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler, Ora Lassila

Linked Data: The Story So Far ( 2011 )

scientific article (publication date: 2011)

author: Tim Berners-Lee, Christian Bizer, Tom Heath


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Martin Rees

British cosmologist and astrophysicist (born 1942)

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