- Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science
The Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science is an award presented by the Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP) to individuals who have become “concurrently accomplished as researchers and/or educators, and as widely recognized magnifiers of the public's understanding of science.” The award was first presented in 1993 to
astronomer, Carl Sagan(1934–1996), who is also the award's namesake.
Carl Sagan, Laboratory for Planetary Studies, Cornell University
E. O. Wilson, Curator, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
National Geographic Societyand " National Geographic Magazine": Gilbert Grosvenorand William Allen
PBS"NOVA" and Paula Apsell
Bill Nye, " Bill Nye the Science Guy"
Alan Alda, John Angier, Graham Chedd, PBS" Scientific American Frontiers"
*1999 Richard Harris;
Ira Flatow, National Public Radio
John Rennie, " Scientific American"
*2001 John Noble Wilford, "Science Times, The New York Times"
Philip G. Zimbardo, PBS" Discovering Psychology"
Nicolas Falacciand Cheryl Heuton, creators of Numb3rs
Ken Weiss, Usha McFarling, Los Angeles Times
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