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The Landau Gold Medal (Russian: Премия имени Л. Д. Ландау) is the highest award in theoretical physics awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences and its predecessor the Soviet Academy of Sciences. It was established in 1971 and is named after Soviet physicist and Nobel Laureate Lev Landau.[1] When awarded by the Soviet Academy of Sciences the award was the "Landau Prize"; the name was changed to the "Landau Gold Medal" in 1992.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Dokshitzer, Yuri; Levai, Peter; Nyiri, Julia, eds. (16 September 2016). Gribov-85 Memorial Volume Exploring Quantum Field Theory. World Scientific. p. 14. ISBN 9813141697.
  2. ^ "Именные премии и медали". Russian Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 12 June 2017.