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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Luis W. Alvarez

Title: Professor of Physics
Affiliation:   University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   1988
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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1963
Citation:   "For his inspiring leadership in experimental high energy physics, continuing development of the bubble chamber, discovery of many states of elementary particles, and his contributions to National defense."
    Presented by President Johnson at a White House Ceremony in January 1964.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physics, 1968

 

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