The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Jesse W. Beams
Professor of Physics
University of Virginia
Charlottesville,Virginia 22903 USA
"For sustained and ingenious contributions to the scientific development of high-speed centrifuges, a family of devices that are now widely applied in the physical and biological sciences, in medicine, and in engineering scale isotope-separation."
Presented by President Johnson at a White House ceremony on February 13, 1968.