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German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Robert Williams the Karl Schwarzschild Medal

 German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Robert Williams the Karl Schwarzschild Medal

Robert Williams

The German Astronomical Society (AG) has announced that the most prestigious prize in Germany in the field of astronomy and astrophysics, the Karl Schwarzschild Medal, will be awarded this year to Prof. Dr. Robert Williams of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore. In Robert Williams the AG honors not only an outstanding scientist, but also a man with a dedication to scientific training and astronomical outreach. His name is inseparably linked to the most celebrated observation target of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST): the famous Hubble Deep Field (HDF).