National Medal of Science

science award

The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Medal of Science is responsible for selecting award recipients and is administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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award received: National Medal of Science

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Author

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Mildred Dresselhaus

American physicist

Author

Linus Pauling

American scientist

articles

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Mortality among health-conscious elderly Californians. ( 1982 )

scientific article published in October 1982

author: Linus Pauling J E Enstrom

Structure of the Nucleic Acids ( 1953 )

scientific article published in Nature

author: Linus Pauling, Robert B. Corey

Nuclear Nomenclature : Helion for Alpha-particle ( 1964 )

scientific article published in Nature

author: Linus Pauling

Author

Jared Diamond cover

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Jared Diamond

American scientist and author

Author

Edward O. Wilson cover

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Edward O. Wilson

U.S. biologist and author

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