BERKELEY, CA óGeorge Smoot of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has
been awarded the Daniel Chalonge Medal by the International School of
Astrophysics "Daniel Chalonge," known as the Chalonge School. The
handsome bronze medal was awarded "for George Smoot's 15-year support
and outstanding contributions to the Chalonge School." The school
offers summer and fall programs in cutting-edge topics in cosmology and
astrophysics to graduate and postdoctoral students; it was established
in 1991 to honor the pioneering French astrophysicist.