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Rossi Prize Awarded
|FIGURE 2: Harvey Tananbaum (blue shirt) and Martin Weisskopf (far right) at work with other members of the Chandra team. This was taken as the first light image of Cas A appeared.|
The HEAD Executive Committee voted at our annual meeting at the
Atlanta AAS to award the 2004 Rossi Prize to Harvey Tananabaum and
Martin Weisskopf (Figure 2) for their vision, dedication, and
leadership in the development, testing and operation of the Chandra
X-ray Observatory . The Rossi Prize is given annually by the HEAD of
the AAS to award the most important recent original work and
contributions to High Energy Astrophysics. Harvey and Martin will
present their Rossi Prize Lecture(s) at the January 2005 AAS meeting
in San Diego.
CONGRATULATIONS HARVEY AND MARTIN.
Josh GrindlayPrevious: Important Dates Contents Next: Project Scientist's Report
Chair of HEAD (2002-2004);
now Ex-Chair (2004-2006)