The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Eugene N. Parker
Distinguished Service Professor, Physics
University of Chicago
"For his fundamental studies of plasmas, magnetic fields, and energetic particles on all astrophysical scales; for his development of the concept of solar and stellar winds; and for his studies on the effects of magnetic fields on the solar atmosphere."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1989.