October 23, 2002

Professor James W. York Wins Prestigious Physics Award for Translation of Theory

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Prof. James W. York, Jr., physics, was awarded this year’s Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics by the American Physical Society (APS) and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) for his work on Einstein’s theory of relativity.

York shares the prize with his collaborator Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat of the Facult