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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In 1994 she received DOE's Enrico Fermi Award, the agency's highest scientific award.
President Bill Clinton gave him the Energy Department's Enrico Fermi Award for achievement in science and technology.
(8.) Jacob Lurie, STS 1996, won a MacArthur Genius Grant for rewriting large swathes of mathematics from a new point of view and Andrew Sessler, STS 1945, won a Fermi award for his outstanding contributions to the establishment of the beam-physics knowledge base.
He had only recently been awarded the prestigious Enrico Fermi Award by the U.S.
"It doesn't matter that the tests were done 25 years ago." When Sack was given the prestigious Enrico Fermi Award in 2003, his low profile role in the world of nuclear arms finally was recognized.
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'.
Among honors he received were the Albert Einstein Award, the Enrico Fermi Award and the National Medal of Science.
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." Too ill then to travel she was presented with the award in Cambridge in October 1966.
physicist declared a security risk in 1954, was named winner of the Atomic Energy Commission's 1963 Fermi Award.
Andrew Sessler as recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.
Among his awards are the Department of Energy's Fermi Award for a distinguished career, the Defense Department's Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and the National Science Foundation's Distinguished Public Service Award.
Research at Brookhaven has been honored by seven Nobel Prizes, in addition to National Medals of Science, Enrico Fermi Awards, Wolf Foundation Prizes, and dozens of R&D 100 Awards and others.