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Leonard Medalists

The Leonard Medal The Leonard Medal honors outstanding contributions to the science of meteoritics and closely allied fields. It was established in 1962 to honor the first President of the Society, Frederick C. Leonard.

  • 1966 Beals, Carlyle S.
  • 1967 Nininger, Harvey H.
  • 1968 Öpik, Ernst J.
  • 1969 Urey, Harold C.
  • 1970 Whipple, Fred L.
  • 1971 Krinov, Evgenii L.
  • 1972 Mason, Brian
  • 1973 Reynolds, John H.
  • 1974 Anders, Edward
  • 1975 Wasserburg, Gerald J.
  • 1976 Arnold, James R.
  • 1977 Suess, Hans
  • 1978 Wood, John A.
  • 1979 Ramdohr, Paul
  • 1980 Wanke, Heinrich
  • 1981 Wetherill, George W.
  • 1982 Clayton, Robert N.
  • 1983 Geiss, Johannes
  • 1984 Levin, Boris Y.
  • 1985 Shoemaker, Eugene M.
  • 1986 Baldwin, Ralph B.
  • 1987 Honda, Masatake
  • 1988 Keil, Klaus
  • 1989 Safronov, Victor S.
  • 1990 Eberhardt, Peter
  • 1991 Clayton, Donald D.
  • 1992 Wasson, John T.
  • 1993 Walker, Robert M.
  • 1994 Cameron, A. G. W.
  • 1995 Begemann, Friedrich
  • 1996 Brownlee, Donald
  • 1997 Zinner, Ernst
  • 1998 Taylor, S. Ross
  • 1999 Turner, Grenville
  • 2000 Lugmair, Günter W.
  • 2001 McSween, Harry Y.
  • 2002 Bogard, Donald D.
  • 2003 Palme, Herbert
  • 2004 Drake, Michael J.
  • 2005 Goldstein, Joseph I.
  • 2006 Gaffey, Michael J.
  • 2007 Maurette, Michel
  • 2008 Scott, Edward R. D.
  • 2009 Grossman, Lawrence
  • 2010 Takeda, Hiroshi
  • 2011 Robert, Francois
  • 2012 Burnett, Don
  • 2013 Ahmed El Goresy
  • 2014 Hewins, Roger
  • 2015 Cuzzi, Jeffrey
  • 2016 Nagahara, Hiroko
  • 2017 Thiemens, Mark
  • 2018 Krot, Alexander N.
  • 2019 Yurimoto, Hisayoshi
  • 2020
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