Enrico Fermi Award


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Enrico Fermi Award

given for “exceptional and altogether outstanding achievement” in atomic energy. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Prize
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He had only recently been awarded the prestigious Enrico Fermi Award by the U.
Andrew Sessler as recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.
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Among honors he received were the Albert Einstein Award, the Enrico Fermi Award and the National Medal of Science.
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