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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Raoul Bott

Title: William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics
Affiliation:   Harvard University
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
Gender:   Male
Year Deceased:   2005
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Award Discipline:   Mathematics and Computer Science
Award Year:   1987
Citation:   "In recognition of his profound studies in the topology of Lie groups and differential geometry over many decades, and in particular for his 'periodicity theorem'."
    Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.


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