text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
Office of the Director (OD)
design element
National Medal of Science
Image of National Medal of Science
Medal of Science Home
Nomination Information
Recipients
President's Committee
Natl. Medal of Technology and Innovation
Natl. Science & Technology Medals Foundation
Privacy Act
Office of the Director
Office of the Director (OD)
Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI)
Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
Office of International and Integrative Activities (OIIA)
   - EPSCoR Office
Office of Legislative & Public Affairs (OLPA)

Email this pagePrint this page

The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Harold C. Urey

Title: Professor of Chemistry
Affiliation:   University of California, San Diego
    La Jolla, California USA
Gender:   Male
Year Deceased:   1981
divider line
Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1964
Citation:   "For outstanding contributions to our understanding of the origin and evolution of the solar system and the origin of life on Earth and for pioneering work in the application of isotopes to the determination of the temperatures of ancient oceans."
    Presented by President Johnson at a White House Ceremony in the East Room on February 8, 1965.
divider line
Nobel Laureate:   Physics, 1934

 

Search Again

 



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page