Viktor Ambartsumian Prize 2018 Winners


Prof. Edward van den Heuvel
(Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)


Prof. Alexander V. Tutukov
(Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation)


Prof. Lev R. Yungelson
(Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation)



“For their pioneering studies of massive binary stars, in particular the formation of relativistic binaries and gravitational-wave sources”.

nominated by Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
and Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation




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