The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Val L Fitch
James S. McDonnell DistinguishedUniversity Professor of Physics
Joseph Henry Laboratories
Princeton,New Jersey 08544 USA
"For his pioneering experiments at the frontiers of physics, from his measurement of the properties of mu-mesons in nuclei to his co-discovery that nature violates a fundamental spacetime symmetry property; and for his leadership on National science policy."
Presented by President Clinton and Vice President Gore at a ceremony on the White House South Lawn, September 30, 1993.