The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Don L. Anderson
Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geophysics
California Institute of Technology
"For his leading contributions to understanding the composition, structure, and dynamics of Earth and Earth-like planets, and his influence on the advancement of Earth sciences over the past three decades nationally and internationally."
Presented by President William Jefferson Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.