The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Richard P. Feynman
Theoretical Physics Professor
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena,California 91109 USA
"In recognition of his essential contributions to the quantum theory of radiation and to his illumination of behavior of constituents of the atom, of the atomic nucleus, and of the subnuclear particles."
Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on January 14, 1980.