Hans Von Baeyer

Hans Christian von Baeyer

The 2005 Gemant Award was given to Professor Hans Christian von Baeyer of The College of William and Mary in recognition of his authorship of many highly acclaimed articles and books and his delivery of countless lectures that illustrate his dedication and ability to communicate physics to wide audiences.

His tremendous gift for science writing is reflected by prose that is crisp, captivating and illuminating. An accomplished theoretical physicist, his writings reflect such depth, passion and clarity that even the most scientifically naïve can’t help but care about science.