Death of Vitaly Ginzburg

Vitaly Ginzburg, member of Eurasc, deceased on November 8th 2009 at age 93. He was elected as Member in our Academy in 2007, for outstanding contributions to Physics.

He was awarded multiple prizes and awards during his careeer : 

# USSR State Prize in 1953
# Lenin Prize in 1966
# Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1991
# Wolf Prize in Physics in 1994/5
# Lomonosov Gold Medal in 1995
# Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003, together with Alexei Alexeevich Abrikosov and Anthony James Leggett for their “pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids”