Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal

20 January 2016

Professor Philip England (Hg. 69)of the University of Oxford, was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Astronomical Society in January 2016.

They award two a year, one for astrophysics and one for geophysics. Philip is in good company; medals have been awarded for hundreds of years, and there are some famous names there. More recent ones include, Hubble, Hawking and Einstein.