Rashid Alievich Sunyaev

Space Research Institute (IKI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskva, Ryssland och Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Tyskland

Crafoord Prize - Mathematics and Astronomy 2008

“for his decisive contributions to high energy astrophysics and cosmology, in particular processes and dynamics around black holes and neutron stars and demonstration of the diagnostic power of structures in the background radiation”
Press release Popular Science Background