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Profs. Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson Receive Prestigious Award

Posted by: Michael Seufer

Lonnie and Ellen-Mosley ThompsonTwo Ohio State climate scientists have been selected to receive this year's Benjamin Franklin Medal from The Franklin Institute, a prestigious honor previously awarded to scientists such as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Jacques Cousteau. Lonnie Thompson, distinguished university professor of earth sciences, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, distinguished university professor of geography and director of the Byrd Polar Research Center, will receive the Institute's award for Earth and Environmental Science during ceremonies in April.

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