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.
Among honors he received were the Albert Einstein Award, the Enrico Fermi Award and the National Medal of Science.
For his part in its development, von Neumann received the Enrico Fermi Award in 1956, the most prestigious science and technology award of the United States of America.
But, underneath, the paper was still carrying a contradictory New York Times Service report from Washington, saying 'President Kennedy will personally present the EUR50,000 Enrico Fermi award to Dr J Robet Oppenheimer at a White House Ceremony Dec 2, administration officials have disclosed'.
by bestowing upon him the Enrico Fermi Award for his role in the invention of PET.
Phelps, Chairman of Department of Molecular and Medical pharmacology at UCLA and winner of the 1999 Enrico Fermi Award from President Clinton for his invention of the PET scanner stated that "Today marks a significant advancement in the recognition for PET as a technology originating from the revolutionary changes occurring in biology and biotechnology that are changing the world we live in.
Six years later she was given, together with Strassmann and Hahn, the prestigious Enrico Fermi Award which "recognises scientists of international stature for their lifetimes of exceptional achievement.
In 1999, then-President Clinton awarded Phelps with the Enrico Fermi Award, the government's oldest science and technology prize.
Congratulations to Encino resident Michael Pehlps on receiving the Enrico Fermi Award for his invention of the positron emission tomography scan.
The Enrico Fermi Award, the government's oldest science and technology prize, honors a lifetime of achievement in the field of nuclear energy.