Public Welfare Medal

Médaille américaine

The Public Welfare Medal is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences "in recognition of distinguished contributions in the application of science to the public welfare." It is the most prestigious honor conferred by the Academy. First awarded in 1914, the medal has been awarded annually since 1976.
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award received: Public Welfare Medal

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Carl Sagan

American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science educator

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1985 novel by Carl Sagan

author: Carl Sagan

1985

Cosmos

1980 popular science book by Carl Sagan

author: Carl Sagan

1980

Broca's Brain

book by Carl Sagan

author: Carl Sagan

The Faith Healers

book by James Randi

author: James Randi, Carl Sagan

1987

The Demon-Haunted World

book by Carl Sagan

author: Carl Sagan

1995

Author

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

African-American astrophysicist, and science communicator

articles

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Q&A: The space crusader. ( 2014 )

scientific article published in May 2014

author: Neil deGrasse Tyson Ron Cowen

Astronomy: The planet that never was ( 2011 )

scientific article published in Nature

author: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Author

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Vannevar Bush

American electrical engineer and science administrator

Author

Warren Weaver

American mathematician

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