Award Winners

1977

Large Newspaper

Series: "Coping With Nature's Forces" (earthquakes, severe storms, climatic extremes) - 20-23 June 1977

Christian Science Monitor

Honorable Mention

Series: "The Nuclear Crossroads" (Crucial aspects of the nuclear dilemma, including what to do about nuclear wastes) - 9-16 Jan. 1977

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

1976

Large Newspaper

Honorable Mention

"Calculators- Power Tools for Thinking" - 2 Feb. 1976

"Earthquake Warning: How Soon? How Effective?" - 25 Aug. 1976

"Most Complex 'Camera' Photographs Mars" - 22 Sept. 1976

Christian Science Monitor

Series on toxic chemicals in the environment - October 1975-September 1976

1975

Large Newspaper

Series of four articles on the problem of hybrid DNA molecules - February-March 1975

Series of articles on the Pioneer II mission to Jupiter - November-December 1975

"Icy Curtains May Hide a New Star" - 15 May 1975

"Picture of Electricity in Liquid Form" - 19 May 1975

"Scientists Split a 'Living Fossil' " - 28 May 1975

San Francisco Chronicle

Honorable Mention

"A Formula Fails" - 3 May 1975

"Can Lightning Be Predicted and Tamed?" - 28 June 1975

"Is Behavior Inherited?" - 16 Aug. 1975

National Observer

1974

Large Newspaper

"Our Universe: Is it Expanding or is it Closed?" - 2 Jan. 1974

"Scientists Working to Unlock the Chemistry of Behavior" - 31 Mar. 1974

"Fossil-Dating Technique May Bring New Outlook on Man" - 18 Aug. 1974

Los Angeles Times

1973

Large Newspaper

"Battle for Survival" - 7 Feb. 1973

The Wall Street Journal

Honorable Mention

1972

Large Newspaper

Honorable Mention

1971

Large Newspaper

"Millions on Coast Ignore Peril of a Cataclysmic Earthquake" - 28 Apr. 1971

The New York Times

Honorable Mention

"Scientists Are Harnessing Our Runaway Technology" - 5 Sept. 1971

"Who is Accountable? Scientists Face Their Frankenstein" - 27 June 1971

"Science Academy Facing Cries for Reform" - 26 Apr. 1971

The Washington Post