The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Edwin M. McMillan
Professor of Physics Emeritus
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley,California 94720 USA
"For his scientific achievements including the identification of the first transuranic element (neptunium) and the invention of the phase stability principle incorporated in the synchrotron."
Presented by President Bush at a White House East Room Ceremony on November 13, 1990.