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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Walter M. Elsasser

Title: Professor of Physics
Affiliation:   Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland 21218 USA
Gender:   Male
Year Deceased:   1991
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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1987
Citation:   "For his fundamental and lasting contributions to physics, meteorology, and geophysics in establishing quantum mechanics, atmospheric radiation transfer, planetary magnetism and plate tectonics."
    Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.

 

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