For taking the lead on creating the European Physical Society.
About the Winner:
Dr. Gilberto Bernardini has been the guiding spirt in the creation of the European Physical Society. Though the ideas of such an organization had been proposed and discussed for a considerable time, its realization occurred only after Dr. Bernardini personally took the lead in the actual planning. His enormous energy combined with the strength of his convictions as a humanist were essential to the ultimate success of this truly international cooperative venture in physics.