Andrei Sakharov Prize (APS)


The Andrei Sakharov Prize is a prize that is to be awarded every second year by the American Physical Society since 2006. The recipients are chosen for "outstanding leadership and/or achievements of scientists in upholding human rights". The prize is named after Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989), Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist; since 2007 it has been valued at $10,000.[1]


See also


  1. ^ "Andrei Sakharov Prize". American Physical Society. Retrieved 28 November 2019.

External links

  • Andrei Sakharov Prize, American Physical Society