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CIERA Director Vicky Kalogera Wins 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

Vicky Kalogera has been awarded the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics for her groundbreaking work studying compact objects — including black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs — in astrophysical systems.

The award, administered by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Astronomical Society (AAS), cites Kalogera’s “fundamental contributions to advancing our understanding of the evolution and fate of compact objects in binary systems, with particular regard to their electromagnetic and gravitational wave signals.”

Continue to the full Northwestern News announcement.
Go to the news release from the AIP (American Institute of Physics).
View a listing of past recipients of the Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.