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Carl Sagan Medal

The Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science was established by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society to recognize and honor outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public.[1] It is awarded to scientists whose efforts have significantly contributed to a public understanding of, and enthusiasm for planetary science.

Carl Sagan Medal Winners
Year Name
1998 William K. Hartmann
1999 Clark Chapman
2000 Larry Lebofsky
2001 Andre Brahic
2002 Heidi Hammel
2003 No award
2004 David Morrison
2005 Rosaly Lopes
2006 David Grinspoon
2007 No award
2008 G. Jeffrey Taylor
2009 Steven Squyres
2010 Carolyn Porco
2011 James F. Bell, III
2012 Patrick Michael


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