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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove

Title: Professor Emeritus
Affiliation:   University of Pennsylvania
    Department of Physics & Astronomy
    209 South 33rd Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 USA
Gender:   Female

Year Deceased:   2012
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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   2007
Citation:   "For her pioneering contributions in nuclear physics that have advanced research into many applications, including energy generation from fusion, dating of artifacts, and nuclear medicine; her passion for teaching; and her outstanding service to her profession."
    Presented by President George W. Bush in the East Room of the White House on September 29, 2008.

 

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