Tim Heckman Receives the 2018 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal

Tim Heckman, our Department Chair and Dr. A. Herman Pfund Professor, has received the Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal has been awarded since 1898 for “a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.” Professor Heckman joins a long list of some of the greatest astronomers of the past century with his acceptance of this honor.