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Edison Volta Prize 2018 of the European Physical Society for Karsten Danzmann

together with Alain Brillet, Adalberto Giazotto and Jim Hough

The Edison Volta Prize 2018 was awarded on May 16, 2018 during an award ceremony in Como, Italy to Karsten Danzmann jointly with Alain Brillet (Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Nizza), Adalberto Giazotto (INFN, Pisa; passed away in November 2017), and Jim Hough (University of Glasgow) for their contributions to the first direct detections of gravitational waves.

The Prize is awarded to individuals or groups of up to 3 persons on a biennial basis and consists of a cash award of Euro 10,000 for the prize winner(s), as well as a diploma and a medal.

For more information please consult the AEI website and the website of the European Physical Society