The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Chen Ning Yang
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook,New York 11790 USA
"For his pathbreaking research in theoretical physics, which he has influenced for many years by his profound questions and deep mathematical insight. His ideas have had great impact not only on theoretical developments but also on experiments in elementary particles and condensed matter."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on March 12, 1986.