The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Robert V. Pound
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics Emeritus
Cambridge,Massachusetts 02138 USA
"For his pioneering experiments in nuclear magnetic resonance, including the study of quadrupole interactions and negative spin temperatures, and for the demonstration of the gravitational shift of Gamma-ray photons."
Presented by President Bush at a White House East Room Ceremony on November 13, 1990.