The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Allan R. Sandage
Staff Member, Hale Observatories
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Pasadena,California 91106 USA
"For bringing the very limits of the universe within the reach of man's awareness and unraveling the evolution fo stars and galaxies--their origins and ages, distances and destinies."
Presented by President Nixon at a White House Ceremony on May 21, 1971.