Lennart Lindegren is shared recipient of the Shaw Price in Astronomy!
Congratulations to Lennart Lindegren, Professor Emeritus of Lund Observatory, for being the shared recipient of the Shaw Price in Astronomy!
Lennart shares the price with Michael Perryman, Adjunct Professor, School of Physics at University College Dublin, Ireland.
The price was awarded for their lifetime contributions to space astrometry, and in particular for their role in the conception and design of the European Space Agency’s Hipparcos and Gaia missions.
Read more in the press release by the International Astronomical Society and on the Shaw Price website