Albert Einstein World Award for Science
World Cultural Council - International
Description of the prize :
The Albert Einstein World Award for Science is an yearly award given by the World Cultural Council "as a means of recognition, and as an incentive to scientific and technological research and development", with special consideration for researches which "have brought true benefit and well being to mankind".
2004 winner : Prof. Ralph J. Cicerone, Professor, Department of Earth System Science, and Chancellor of the University of California, Irvine.
This recognition made by the members of the Interdisciplinary Committee of the World Cultural Council to Prof. Cicerone for his valuable and pioneering contributions to atmospheric chemistry, which demonstrate the critical importance of basic science in helping to understand the health of the planet and how to plan for its future.
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