Hanno and Ruth Roelin Award for Science Journalism

This award is for scientists, science journalists and academic teachers who have been particularly successful in communicating new findings in astronomy and space research to a wider public through their publications/teaching activities.

Publications of all kinds in German language are permitted (print, radio, television, internet ...). Didactic achievements can also be awarded.

Both scientists and science journalists are represented on the jury. The prize is awarded every two years by the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg. The prize money is 3000 euros.


A list of awardees since 2005 (in German language) can be found here:

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