Brian Metzger Awarded 2019 Rossi Prize

Columbia Professor Brian Metzger has been awarded the 2019 Rossi Prize by the High-Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Society.  He shares the prize with Daniel Kasen of Berkeley for “their theoretical predictions of electromagnetic emission from radioactive nuclei produced in neutron star mergers.”

The High-Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) awards the Rossi Prize annually for a significant contribution to high-energy astrophysics, with particular emphasis on recent, original work.

More information canbe found on the A&S web page here.