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2019 Bronze Medal Award




Nave is recognized for her extraordinarily accurate measurement, identification and dissemination of spectroscopic standard reference data that is used for calibration of a wide variety of industrial devices as well as the most powerful terrestrial and space telescopes, which uncover the structure of our universe and are critical in the search for extraterrestrial planets and other forms of life. This work provides paramount benchmarks for countless applications, including atmospheric observations, the lighting industry and atomic clocks, and for extremely diverse scientific research. 


Gillian Nave

Physical Measurement Laboratory