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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Lynn Margulis

Title:

Distinguished University Professor

Affiliation:

University of Massachusetts

Amherst, Massachusetts USA

Gender:

Female

Year Deceased:

2011

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1999

Citation:

"For her outstanding contributions to understanding of the development, structure, and evolution of living things, for inspiring new research in the biological, climatological, geological and planetary sciences, and for her extraordinary abilities as a teacher and communicator of science to the public."

Presented by President William Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, March 14, 2000.

 

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