The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor of Physics
Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton,New Jersey USA
"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.