Antony Hewish#


Antony Hewish
Email:ah120 'at' mrao.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:1355
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:ahewish
Elected:1993
Homepage: http://www.mrao.cam.ac.uk/people/ahewish.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 1982-1988- Head of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • 1971-1989- Professor of Radio Astronomy at Cambridge University
  • 1961-1969- University Lecturer at Cambridge University
  • 1961- Director of Studies in Physics at Churchill College
  • 1952-1961- Research Fellow at Gonville and Caius College
  • 1952- PhD in Physics at Cambridge University
  • 1948- Researcher at the Cavendish Laboratory

Fields of Scholarship
  • Identification of pulsars as a new class of stars
  • Radio astronomy
  • Physics

Honours and Awards
  • Associate Member of Belgian Royal Academy (1989)
  • Member of Academia Europaea
  • Foreign Fellow at Indian National Science Academy (1982)
  • Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1977)
  • Hughes Medal, Royal Society (1976)
  • Nobel Prize in Physics (1974)
  • Holwech Medal and Prize, Societé Française de Physique (1974)
  • Hopkins Prize, Cambridge Philosophical Society (1973)
  • Charles Vernon Boys Prize, Institute of Physics (1970)
  • Eddington Medal, Royal Astronomical Society (1969)
  • Hamilton Prize, Cambridge (1952)


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