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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
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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.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physics, 1934


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