Bond, J. Richard 
University of Toronto
Citation: For fundamental contributions to astrophysics and cosmology; in particular for developing the understanding of fluctuations in the cosmic background radiation.
Burns, Jack O'Neal 
University of Missouri, Columbia
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the observation and numerical modeling of extragalactic jets and clusters of galaxies.
Centrella, Joan Mary 
Citation: For her original contributions to numerical relativity, cosmology, and astrophysics, in particular for her studies of large-scale structure in the universe and sources of gravitational radiation.
Johnson, W. Neil 
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of outstanding contributions to observational gamma-ray astrophysics, development of the OSSE instrument, and the understanding of high-energy emissions from the Galaxy and Active Galactic Nuclei.
Krauss, Lawrence M. 
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his original contributions at the interface of particle physics and astrophysics.
Shapiro, Stuart Louis 
University of Illinois
Citation: For his broad contributions to theoretical astrophysics and general relativity, including the physics of black holes, neutron stars, and large N-body dynamical systems, and his pioneering use of supercomputers to explore these areas.
Thielemann, Friedrich K. 
University of Basel
Citation: For his work at the interface of nuclear physics and astrophysics and the applications to stellar nucleosynthesis, Type Ia and Type II Supernovae, as well as the r- and rp-process.
Urry, Claudia Megan 
Space Telescope Science Institute
Citation: For pioneering studies of the nature of Active Galactic Nuclei through multi-wavelength observational campaigns and the elucidation of unified models.