Nier Prize

The Nier Prize is named after Alfred O. C. Nier and is awarded annually by the Meteoritical Society and recognizes outstanding research in meteoritics and closely allied fields by young scientists. Recipients must be under 35 years old at the end of the calendar year in which they are selected.

Nier Prize Winners
Year Name
1996 Laurie Leshin
1997 Timothy McCoy
1998 Gopalan Srinivasan
1999 Byeon-Gak Choi
2000 Meenakshi Wadhwa
2001 Larry Nittler
2002 Dante Lauretta
2003 Steven Desch
2004 Scott Messenger
2005 Nicolas Dauphas
2006 Matthieu Gounelle
2007 Thorsten Kleine
2008 Shogo Tachibana
2009 Gordon Osinski
2010 Daniel Glavin
2011 Fred Ciesla
2012 Fréderic Moynier
2013 Audrey Bouvier
Meteorites
Meteorite...
  • Fall
  • Falls
  • Fall statistics
  • Find
  • Hunter
Classification by
type, class
and group
Chondrite
Carbonaceous chondrite
  • CI
  • CV
  • CM
  • CR
  • CH
  • CB
  • CK
  • CO
  • C ungrouped
Ordinary chondrite
  • H chondrite (H3 H4 H5 etc)
  • L chondrite (L3 etc)
  • LL chondrite (LL6 etc)
Enstatite chondrite
  • EH
  • EL
Rumuruti chondrite
  • No groups
Kakangari chondrite
  • No groups
Amphoterite
  • Obsolete
Achondrite
Primitive achondrite
  • Acapulcoite
  • Lodranite
  • Winonaite
Asteroidal achondrite
  • HED meteorite (Howardite - Eucrite - Diogenite)
  • Aubrite
  • Angrite
  • Ureilite
  • Brachinite
Lunar meteorite
  • Mare basalts
  • Impact breccia
Martian meteorite
  • Shergottite
  • Nakhlite
  • Chassignite
  • OPX
Iron
Nonmagmatic
  • IAB
  • IIE
  • Udei Station grouplet
  • Pitts grouplet
  • sLL
  • sLM
  • sLH
  • sHL
  • sHH
Magmatic
  • IC
  • IIAB
  • IIC
  • IID
  • IIF
  • IIG
  • IIIAB
  • IIIE
  • IIIF
  • IVA
  • IVB (Ataxite)
Stony-iron
Pallasite
  • Main group
  • Eagle Station grouplet
  • Pyroxene grouplet
Mesosiderite
  • No groups
Structural
classification
  • Hexahedrite
  • Octahedrite
Sorted by
name
  • Category
type
source
Lunar
  • About
  • List of
  • Category
Martian
  • About
  • List of
  • Category
find
location
  • Bodies other than Earth
  • Antarctica
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Burkina Faso
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ethiopia
  • France
  • Greenland
  • India
  • Italy
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Mineralogy and
petrology
  • List of meteorite minerals
  • Category:Meteorite minerals
  • Calcium–aluminium-rich inclusion
  • Chondrule
  • CI1 fossils
  • Extraterrestrial materials
  • Impactite
  • Neumann lines
  • Parent body
  • Presolar grains
  • Total known weight
  • Weathering
  • Widmanstätten pattern
Strewn fields
  • Dar al Gani
Organisations
  • ANSMET
  • British and Irish Meteorite Society
  • European Fireball Network
  • Meteoritical Society
  • National Institute of Polar Research (Japan)
  • Prairie Meteorite Network
Journals
  • Meteoritics & Planetary Science
Awards
  • Barringer Medal
  • Gordon A. McKay Award
  • J. Lawrence Smith Medal
  • Leonard Medal
  • Meteoritical Society's Service Award
  • Nier Prize
  • Nininger Meteorite Award
  • Paul Pellas-Graham Ryder Award
People
  • Aristides Brezina
  • Monica Grady
  • Robert A. Haag
  • Edward Charles Howard
  • Harold Y. McSween
  • Harvey H. Nininger
  • George Thurland Prior
  • Gustav Rose
  • G. Thomson
In culture
  • Baetylus
  • Iron Man (Buddhist statue)
  • Peekskill Meteorite Car

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