Johann Wempe Award 2012 - Prof. Dr. Thomas R. Ayres
Prof. Dr. Thomas R. Ayres
Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy of the University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A.
for his pioneering work on stellar spectroscopy in the ultraviolet range and his discovery of the COmosphere.
Award ceremony on 5 October 2012 from 10 am at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). Press release
Prof. Klaus Werner (Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Tübingen)
Ultraviolet Astronomy: From Sounding Rockets to the Hubble Space Telescope and Beyond