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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Hans A. Bethe

Title: Emeritus John Wendell Anderson Professor of Physics
Affiliation:   Cornell University
    Ithaca, New York USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   2005
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Award Discipline:   Physical Sciences
Award Year:   1975
Citation:   "For his explanation of the origin of the sun's heat, his many contributions to our understanding of the atomic nucleus and his counsel in matters involving atomic energy."
    Presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1976.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physics, 1967


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