The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Philip H. Abelson
Former Editor, Science Magazine
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington,District of Columbia 20005 USA
"For his path-breaking contributions in radiochemistry, physics, geophysics, biophysics, and biochemistry and for his vigorous and penetrating counsel on national matters involving science and technology."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.