2024 Copernicus Award for Joachim Wambsganß

The Copernicus Award in 2024 goes to Joachim Wambsganss, scientist at the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH), for his contributions to German-Polish collaboration in astrophysics. He receives the award together with his fellow researcher Andrzej Udalski from the University of Warsaw (Poland). Every two years the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) jointly grant the award to two notable researchers from Germany and Poland. It is endowed with 200,000 euros.