Premio de escritura científica

El Premio de escritura científica, fue instituido por la Instituto Estadounidense de Física (AIP) para "promover la efectividad de ciencias de la comunicación en los medios de comunicación impresos y electrónicos con el fin de mejorar la apreciación del público en general, sobre la física, la astronomía, la ciencia y campos afines"[1]​ El ganador recibe U$D 3.000, y un grnbado de una silla Windsor. Los galardones se dan en cuatro categorías: 1) obra de periodista, 2) obra de un científico en práctica, 3) obra vinculada a niños, 4) obra hecha en una radio.

Premio de escritura científica
Nombre original Science Writing Award
Otorgado por Instituto Estadounidense de Física
Ubicación Bandera de Estados Unidos Estados Unidos

Destacados ganadores de esta Ciencia popular, incluye Premios Nobel a Charles Townes, y Steven Weinberg; otros notables son: Simon Singh, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Lawrence Krauss, John Wheeler, Kip Thorne, Leonard Susskind, Clifford Martin Will, Abraham Pais, Heinz Pagels, Banesh Hoffmann, Martin Gardner.

Ganadores anterioresEditar


2006: Barbara Goldsmith WW Norton & Atlas Books "Obsessive Genius"

2005: Michael Moyer Popular Science "Journey to the 10th Dimension"

2004: J. Madeleine Nash Warner Books El Niño: Unlocking the Secrets of the Master Weather-Maker[2]

2003: Diane Tennant The Virginian-Pilot "A Cosmic Tale"[3]

2002: no se otorgó

2001: Marcia Bartusiak Joseph Henry Press Einstein's Unfinished Symphony[4][5]

2000: Ron Cowen USA Today "Quantum Leap in Research Draws Cosmic Insight Closer"; Science News "Travelin' Light"; The Washington Post "Now Hear This!"

1999: Michael Lemonick Other Worlds: The Search for Life in the Universe Simon & Schuster

1998: Robyn Suriano y Todd Halvorson Florida Today "Cassini: Debating the Risks"

1997: Hazel Muir New Scientist Magazine "Watch Out, Here Comes the Sun" "A Fast Rain's Going to Fall"

1996: K.C. Cole The Los Angeles Times (3 newspaper articles)

1995: Gary Taubes Discover Magazine "Welcome to Femtoland"

1994: Dick Teresi Omni Magazine "The Last Great Experiment of the 20th Century"

1993- Billy Goodman Air & Space Magazine "The Planet Hunters"

1992: Dennis Overbye Harper Collins Publishers Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos

1991: Charles Petit Mosiac Magazine "Vanishingly Close to Absolute Zero"

1990: Jerry Bishop The Wall Street Journal "Cold Fusion"

1989: Timothy Ferris William & Morrow Inc Coming of Age in the Milky Way

1988: Richard Preston The Atlantic Monthly Press First Light

1987: Shannon Brownlee & Allan Chen Discover Magazine "Waiting for the Big One"

1986: Arthur Fisher Mosaic "Chaos: The Ultimate Asymmetry"

1985: Ben Patrusky World Book Yearbook "The Wandering Continents"

1984: John Tierney Discover Magazine "Perpetual Commotion"

1983: Martin Gardner Discover Magazine "Quantum Weirdness"

1982: Marcia F. Bartusiak Discover Magazine "The Ultimate Timepiece"

1981: Leo Janus Science 80 Magazine "Timekeepers of the Solar System"

1980: Dennis Overbye Omni Magazine "The Wizard of Time & Space"

1979: Robert C. Cowen The Christian Science Monitor "The New Astronomy"

1978: Timothy Ferris The Red Limit: The Search for the Edge of the Universe

1977: William D. Metz Science Magazine "Fusion Research"

1976: Frederic Golden Time Magazine "Forecast: Earthquake"

1975: Tom Alexander Fortune Magazine "Ominous Changes in the World's Weather"

1974: Patrick Young The National Observer "A Quake Is Due at..."

1973: Edward Edelson The New York News "The Mystery of Space"

1972: Jerry E. Bishop The Wall Street Journal "Celestial Clue"

1971: Kenneth Weaver National Geographic "Voyage to the Planets"

1970: C.P. Gilmore Popular Science "Can We Stop Earthquakes from Happening"

1969: Walter S. Sullivan The New York Times "Flight of Apollo 8"

1968: William J. Perkinson The Baltimore Sun "ABM Primer: Physics for Defense"


2009 - Dan Falk COSMOS magazine "End of days: a universe in ruins"

2008 - Gino Segre Viking/Penguin "Faust in Copenhagen"

2007 - James Trefil Astronomy magazine "Where is the Universe Heading?"

2006: Simon Singh Harper Collins "Big Bang"

2005: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Natural History Magazine "In the Beginning"

2004: Len Fisher Arcade Publishing, Inc. "How to Dunk a Doughnut: The Science of Everyday Life"[2]

2003: Ray Jayawardhana Astronomy Magazine "Beyond Black"

2002: Lawrence Krauss Little, Brown & Co Atom: An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth...& Beyond

Mención Honorífica: Ken Croswell The Free Press The Universe at Midnight

2001: Neil de Grasse Tyson, Charles Liu, y Robert Irion Joseph Henry Press One Universe[4]

2000: Charles H. Townes 9Charles Townes) Oxford University Press How the Laser Happened

1999: John Wheeler y Kenneth Ford W.W. Norton Geons, Black Holes & Quantum Foam

1998: Leonard Susskind Scientific American Magazine Black Holes & the Information Paradox

1997: Award postponed until 1998

1996: Mitchell Begelman & Martin Rees W.H. Freeman & Co. Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe

1995: Eric Chaisson HarperCollins Publishing The Hubble Wars

1994: Kip S. Thorne (Kip Thorne) W.W. Norton & Company Black Holes & Time Warps; Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

1993: Hans C. von Baeyer Random House Taming the Atom

1992: David C. Cassidy W.H. Freeman & Co. Uncertainty: The Life & Science of Werner Heisenberg

1991: Harold Lewis W.W. Norton & Co. Technological Risk

1990: Bruce Murray W.W. Norton & Co. Journey Into Space

1989: Mark Littmann John Wiley & Sons Planets Beyond: Discovering the Outer Solar System

1988: Michael Riordan Simon & Schuster The Hunting of the Quark

1987: Clifford Martin Will Basic Books Was Einstein Right?

1986: Donald Goldsmith Walker & Co. Nemesis: The Death Star

1985: Edwin C. Krupp MacMillan Publishing Company The Comet & You

1984: George Greenstein Freundlich Books Frozen Star

1983: Abraham Pais Oxford University Press Subtle Is the Lord...The Science & the Life of Albert Einstein

1982: Heinz Pagels Simon & Schuster The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature

1981: Eric Chaisson Little, Brown & Company Cosmic Dawn

1980: William J. Kaufmann, III W.H. Freeman & Company Black Holes & Warped Spacetime

1979: Hans C. von Baeyer Alumni Gazette, College of William & Mary "The Wonder of Gravity"

1978: Edwin C. Krupp Doubleday & Company In Search of Ancient Astronomies

1977: Steven Weinberg Basic Books, Inc. The First Three Minutes

1976: Jeremy Bernstein The New Yorker "Physicist: I.I. Rabi"

1975: Robert H. March Science Year "The Quandary Over Quarks"

1974: Robert D. Chapman NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Comet Kohoutek

1973: Banesh Hoffmann Viking Press Albert Einstein: Creator & Rebel

1972: Dietrich Schroeer Addison-Wesley Physics & Its Fifth Dimension: Society

1971: Robert H. March MacGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc. Physics for Poets

1970: Jeremy Bernstein (written for) Atomic Energy Commission The Elusive Neutrino

1969: Kip S. Thorne Science Year "The Death of a Star"


2006: David Garrison, Shannon Hunt & Jude Isabella Kids Can Press "Fantastic Feats & Failures"

2005: Bea Uusma Schyffert Chronicle Books "The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon"

2004: Marianne Dyson National Geographic "Home on the Moon: Living in the Space Frontier"[6]

2003: Ron Miller Twenty-First Century Books, a Division of The Millbrook Press Worlds Beyond Series: Extrasolar Planets, The Sun, Jupiter, & Venus

2002: Fred Bortz The Millbrook Press Techno-Matter: The Materials Behind the Marvels

2001: Cynthia Pratt Nicolson Kids Can Press Exploring Space[4]

2000: Jill Frankel Hauser Williamson Publishing Science Play! Gizmos & Gadgets

1999: Elaine Scott Hyperion Books for Children Close Encounters

1998: Barbara Taylor Henry Holt & Co. Earth Explained

1997: Donald Silver Silver Burdett Press Extinction is Forever

1996: Steve Tomecek W.H. Freeman & Co. Bouncing & Bending Light

1995: Sally Ride y Tam O'Shaughnessy Crown Publishers, Inc. The Third Planet: Exploring the Earth from Space

1994: Wendy Baker, Andrew Haslam, y Alexandra Parsons Macmillan Make it Work!

1993: Gail Gibbons Holiday House Stargazers

1992: Gloria Skurzynski Bradbury Press Almost The Real Thing

1991: Richard Maurer Simon & Schuster Inc. Airborne

1990: David Macaulay Houghton Mifflin Company The Way Things Work

1989: Gail Kay Haines Putnam & Grosset Micromysteries

1988: Susan Kovacs Buxbaum, Rita Golden Graham, y Maryann Cocca-Leffler Basic Books Splash! All About Baths

Medios de comunicaciónEditar

2006: David Kestenbaum National Public Radio "Einstein's Miraculous Year: How Smart was Einstein?"

2005: John Palfreman WNET New York "Innovation: Light Speed"

2004: William S. Hammack "Public Radio Pieces" WILL-AM Radio

2003: Jim Handman, Pat Senson, y Bob McDonald CBC Radio "It's About Time"

2002: David Kestenbaum National Public Radio "Measuring Muons" (Real Media file)

2001: Jon Palfreman WGBH- Frontline/NOVA "What's Up with the Weather?"[4]

2000: Craig Heaps KTVU- TV Time & Space Tiempo espacial

1999: Dan Falk CBC Radio De Empedocles a Einstein

1998: Sandy Rathbun y Dave Greenleaf KVOA-TV Asteroid: The Real Story