2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal Winner: J. Frederick Grassle Ph.D.

  by Emily V. Driscoll  |  May 4th, 2009  |  Published in All, Featured


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The 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science is presented to J. Frederick Grassle for pioneering research leading to our understanding of the unique ecosystems near volcanic vents at the sea floor, the first ever found fueled by chemical energy from the Earth’s interior instead of sunlight.

[If you cannot see the flash video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.]

Interviewee: J.Frederick Grassel Ph.D, Professor II
Director Emeritus, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Subject: Earth and Environmental Science

Award: Benjamin Franklin Medal

To learn more about the Franklin Awards and the other 2009 medalists visit the Franklin Institute Awards home page.

Be sure to check back next week for another medalist’s video profile.

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