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