The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Isabella L. Karle
Senior Scientists and Head of X-Ray Analysis Section, Laboratory for the Structure of Matter
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, District of Columbia USA
"For the development and applicatiom of a method for determining essentially equal-atom crystal and molecular structures by x-ray analysis, thereby having a profound effect on the practice of organic and biological chemistry."
Awarded by President Clinton at a White House ceremony on October 18, 1995.