Hodgkins Medal

Awards and Medals
January 18, 2018
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Hodgkins Medal

The Hodgkins Medal, established in 1893 in honor of Thomas George Hodgkins, who willed his fortune to the Smithsonian, is awarded for important contributions to the understanding of the physical environment as it affects the welfare of man. Recipients include:

 

1980 - Luigi Giuseppe Jacchia
1978 - Alexander Dalgarno
1976 – E. Cuyler Hammond
1973 – Walter Orr Roberts
1971 – Lewis Mumford
1969 – Arie Haagen-Smith
1969 – Jule Gregory Charney
1967 – Fritz W. Went
1967 – John Grahame Douglas Clark
1965 – Joseph Kaplan
1965 – Marcel Nicolet
1965 – Sydney Chapman
1902 – J. J. Thomas
1899 – James Dewar