Ed van den Heuvel is well-known for his research on the formation and evolution of binary stars that contain neutron stars and black holes: X-ray binaries, binary radio pulsars and gravitational-wave sources. He also contributed to our understanding of gamma ray bursts.
Pieter Langerhuizen Lambertuszoon
The oeuvre prize and the bate are named after Pieter Langerhuizen Lambertuszoon. He was a former mayor of Huizen and Bussum and a director of the Hollandsche Maatschappij. Upon his death in 1918, Langerhuizen Lambertuszoon left a legate to the Hollandsche Maatschappij to promote the study of natural sciences. The award ceremony will be on July 6, 2023, in Haarlem.