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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Val L Fitch

Title: James S. McDonnell DistinguishedUniversity Professor of Physics
Affiliation:   Princeton University
    Joseph Henry Laboratories
    Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1993
Citation:   "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.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physics, 1980

 

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