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National Science Foundation: National Medal of Science 50th Anniversary

On August 25, 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the creation of the National Medal of Science (NMS), an award first issued by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. This fun and informative site brings together information about all of the past winners, along with material on the design of the medal and a gallery of images from various NMS events. First-time visitors should visit...