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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Edward Witten

Title: Professor of Physics
Affiliation:   Institute for Advanced Study
    Princeton, New Jersey USA
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   2002
Citation:   "For his leadership in a broad range of topics in mathematics and theoretical physics, including attempts to understand the fundamental forces of nature through string theory, and his inspired use of insights from physics to unify apparently disparate areas of mathematics."
    Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003.

 

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