# Cosmology Laureates

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2024 Cosmology Prize to Marcia Rieke for pioneering work on astronomical instrumentation to reveal the breadth and details of the infrared universe.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2023 Cosmology Prize to Richard S. Ellis for contributions in the fields of galaxy evolution, the onset of cosmic dawn and reionization in the high redshift universe, and the detection of the earliest galaxies via the Hubble Ultra Deep Field study.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2022 Cosmology Prize to Frank Eisenhauer for his innovative design and construction of the GRAVITY instrument, a near-infrared interferometric beam combiner for the ESO Very Large Telescope Interferometer in Chile.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2021 Cosmology Prize to Marc Kamionkowski, Uroš Seljak, and Matias Zaldarriaga for work on the Cosmic Microwave Background, the most direct tracer of the primordial universe and of its physics.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2021 Cosmology Prize to Marc Kamionkowski, Uroš Seljak, and Matias Zaldarriaga for work on the Cosmic Microwave Background, the most direct tracer of the primordial universe and of its physics.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2021 Cosmology Prize to Marc Kamionkowski, Uroš Seljak, and Matias Zaldarriaga for work on the Cosmic Microwave Background, the most direct tracer of the primordial universe and of its physics.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2020 Cosmology Prize to Lars Hernquist and Volker Springel for transformative work on structure formation in the universe and development of numerical algorithms and community codes.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2020 Cosmology Prize to Lars Hernquist and Volker Springel for transformative work on structure formation in the universe and development of numerical algorithms and community codes.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2019 Cosmology Prize to Nicholas Kaiser and Joseph Ivor Silk, for their contributions to the theory of cosmological structure formation and probes of dark matter.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2019 Cosmology Prize to Nicholas Kaiser and Joseph Ivor Silk, for their contributions to the theory of cosmological structure formation and probes of dark matter.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2018 Cosmology Prize to the Planck Team, and to Jean-Loup Puget and Nazzareno Mandolesi, the leaders of the HFI and LFI instrument consortia, for mapping the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation with the ESA Planck spacecraft.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2018 Cosmology Prize to the Planck Team, and to Jean-Loup Puget and Nazzareno Mandolesi, the leaders of the HFI and LFI instrument consortia, for mapping the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation with the ESA Planck spacecraft.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2018 Cosmology Prize to the Planck Team, and to Jean-Loup Puget and Nazzareno Mandolesi, the leaders of the HFI and LFI instrument consortia, for mapping the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation with the ESA Planck spacecraft.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2017 Cosmology Prize to Sandra Faber for groundbreaking studies of the structure, dynamics, and evolution of galaxies.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2016 Cosmology Prize to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, Ronald Drever, and the entire LIGO team for pursuing a vision to observe the universe in gravitational waves, leading to a first detection that emanated from the collision of two black holes.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2016 Cosmology Prize to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, Ronald Drever, and the entire LIGO team for pursuing a vision to observe the universe in gravitational waves, leading to a first detection that emanated from the collision of two black holes.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2016 Cosmology Prize to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, Ronald Drever, and the entire LIGO team for pursuing a vision to observe the universe in gravitational waves, leading to a first detection that emanated from the collision of two black holes.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2015 Cosmology Prize to Jeremiah P. Ostriker for wide‐ranging theoretical work over 50 years; and to John Carlstrom and Lyman Page for their leadership in

ground‐based observational CMB cosmology, including instrumentation.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2015 Cosmology Prize to Jeremiah P. Ostriker for wide‐ranging theoretical work over 50 years; and to John Carlstrom and Lyman Page for their leadership in

ground‐based observational CMB cosmology, including instrumentation.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2015 Cosmology Prize to Jeremiah P. Ostriker for wide‐ranging theoretical work over 50 years; and to John Carlstrom and Lyman Page for their leadership in

ground‐based observational CMB cosmology, including instrumentation.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2014 Cosmology Prize to Jaan Einasto, Kenneth Freeman, Brent Tully and Sidney van den Bergh for contributions to the understanding of the structure and composition of the nearby Universe.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2014 Cosmology Prize to Jaan Einasto, Kenneth Freeman, Brent Tully and Sidney van den Bergh for contributions to the understanding of the structure and composition of the nearby Universe.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2014 Cosmology Prize to Jaan Einasto, Kenneth Freeman, Brent Tully and Sidney van den Bergh for contributions to the understanding of the structure and composition of the nearby Universe.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2013 Cosmology Prize to Viatcheslav Mukhanov and Alexei Starobinsky for their profound contribution to inflationary cosmology and the theory of inflationary perturbations of the metric.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2013 Cosmology Prize to Viatcheslav Mukhanov and Alexei Starobinsky for their profound contribution to inflationary cosmology and the theory of inflationary perturbations of the metric.

The Gruber Foundation presents the 2012 Cosmology Prize to Charles Bennett and the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe team for their exquisite measurements of anisotropies in the relic radiation from the Big Bang---the Cosmic Microwave Background.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2011 Cosmology Prize to Marc Davis, George Efstathiou, Carlos Frenk and Simon White for their use of numerical simulations to model and interpret the large-scale distribution of matter in the Universe.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2011 Cosmology Prize to Marc Davis, George Efstathiou, Carlos Frenk and Simon White for their use of numerical simulations to model and interpret the large-scale distribution of matter in the Universe.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2011 Cosmology Prize to Marc Davis, George Efstathiou, Carlos Frenk and Simon White for their use of numerical simulations to model and interpret the large-scale distribution of matter in the Universe.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2010 Cosmology Prize to Charles Steidel for groundbreaking studies of the distant Universe.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2009 Cosmology Prize to Wendy Freedman, Robert Kennicutt and Jeremy Mould for the definitive measurement of the rate of expansion of the universe, Hubble's Constant.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2009 Cosmology Prize to Wendy Freedman, Robert Kennicutt and Jeremy Mould for the definitive measurement of the rate of expansion of the universe, Hubble's Constant.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2009 Cosmology Prize to Wendy Freedman, Robert Kennicutt and Jeremy Mould for the definitive measurement of the rate of expansion of the universe, Hubble's Constant.

The 2008 Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize is presented to J. Richard Bond for contributions to our understanding of the development of structures in the Universe.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2007 Cosmology Prize to Saul Perlmutter and Brian Schmidt, and to the Supernova Cosmology Project and the High-z Supernova Search teams, for their discovery that the expansion of the Universe is currently accelerating.

The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation presents the 2007 Cosmology Prize to Saul Perlmutter and Brian Schmidt, and to the Supernova Cosmology Project and the High-z Supernova Search teams, for their discovery that the expansion of the Universe is currently accelerating.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2006 Cosmology Prize to John Mather and the COBE team for ground-breaking studies of the spectrum and spatial structure of the relic radiation from the Big Bang.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2005 Cosmology Prize to James Gunn, for his central contributions to the theoretical, observational and instrumental development of modern cosmology.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2004 Cosmology Prize to Alan Guth and Andrei Linde for their development of fundamental ideas of cosmic inflation.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2004 Cosmology Prize to Alan Guth and Andrei Linde for their development of fundamental ideas of cosmic inflation.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2003 Cosmology Prize to Rashid Sunyaev, for his pioneering studies on the nature of the cosmic microwave background and its interaction with intervening matter.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2002 Cosmology Prize to Vera Rubin, whose studies of deviations of galaxy motions from classic Hubble theory demonstrated that large scale structure existed in the universe and whose discovery that most of the universe is unseen dark matter derived from her exploration of the rotation of spiral galaxies.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2001 Cosmology Prize to Sir Martin Rees, for extraordinary intuition in unraveling the complexities of the universe and for contributions to almost every area of cosmology and astrophysics.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2000 Cosmology Prize to Allan Sandage, for leading an observational quest to understand the stars, galaxies and universe, and to Phillip James E. Peebles, for contributions to knowledge of the physical processes that have shaped the structure of our universe.

The Peter Gruber Foundation presents the 2000 Cosmology Prize to Allan Sandage, for leading an observational quest to understand the stars, galaxies and universe, and to Phillip James E. Peebles, for contributions to knowledge of the physical processes that have shaped the structure of our universe.