Fred Hoyle medal recipients
Professor Sheila Rowan
University of Glasgow
For having devised and implemented a range of refinements in precision laser interferometers, pioneering aspects of the technology of gravitational wave observatories.
Professor Anthony Raymond Bell
University of Oxford and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
For elucidating the origin and impact of cosmic rays and for his seminal contributions to electron energy transport in laboratory plasmas
Professor David Lyth
For his contributions to particle cosmology, in particular to the origin of the structure of the universe.
Professor Carlos S Frenk
Institute for Computational Cosmology, University of Durham
For his major contributions to the development of the now widely accepted cold dark matter model by using cosmological simulations, novel methods for calculating the physics of galaxy formation and analysis of galaxy surveys.
Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson
Imperial College London
For his pioneering research in infrared and submillimetre astronomy, and observational cosmology.