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Wolf Foundation Prize

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This Prize is awarded by the Wolf Foundation. The Wolf Foundation began its activities in 1976, with an initial endowment fund of $10 million donated by the Wolf family.

Winners of the Wolf Foundation Prize[edit]

  • 1978 Chien-Shiung Wu
  • 1979 George E. Uhlenbeck and Giuseppe Occhialini
  • 1980 Michael E. Fisher, Leo P. Kadanoff, and Kenneth G. Wilson
  • 1981 Freeman J. Dyson, Gerard ´T Hooft, and Victor F. Weisskopf
  • 1982 Leon M. Lederman and Martin M. Perl
  • 1983/4 Erwin L. Hahn, Sir Peter B. Hirsh, and Theodore H. Maiman
  • 1984/5 Conyers Herring and Philippe Nozieres
  • 1986 Mitchell J. Feigenbaum and Albert J. Libchaber
  • 1987 Herbert Friedman, Bruno B. Rossi, and Riccardo Giacconi
  • 1988 Roger Penrose and Stephen W. Hawking
  • 1990 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes and David J. Thouless
  • 1991 Maurice Goldhaber and Valentine L. Telegdi
  • 1992 Joseph H. Taylor, Jr.
  • 1993 Benoit B. Mandelbrot
  • 1994/5 Vitaly L. Ginzburg and Yoichiro Nambu
  • 1996/7 John A. Wheeler
  • 1998 Yakir Aharonov and Sir Michael V. Berry
  • 1999 Dan Shechtman
  • 2000 Raymond Davis Jr. and Masatoshi Koshiba
  • 2002/3 Bertrand I. Halperin and Anthony J. Leggett
  • 2004 Robert Brout, Francois Englert, and Peter W. Higgs
  • 2005 Daniel Kleppner
  • 2006/7 Albert Fert and Peter Gruenberg