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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

William Alfred Fowler

Title:

Professor of Physics

Affiliation:

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

1995

Award Discipline:

Physical Sciences

Award Year:

1974

Citation:

"For his scientific contributions to nuclear physics and astrophysics, which permitted him to span both disciplines to unravel the nuclear processes that control the evolution of stars."

1974 Medal presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on September 18, 1975.

Nobel Laureate:

Physics, 1983

 

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