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2007 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize Awarded to Burton Richter for Exceptional Service to Science

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2007 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize Awarded to Burton Richter for Exceptional Service to Science and Society

For his outstanding contributions to science and its use in the shaping of public policy, Burton Richter, a Nobel laureate in physics and former director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, has been awarded the 2007 Philip Hauge Abelson Prize.The prize selection committee praised Richter for "his world-class contributions to research, successful management of a leading scientific laboratory, and his unrelenting work (much of it behind the scenes) on behalf of science and its responsible use in shaping public policy."


By AAAS, USA.


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