Got plans for 2:20 p.m. today?
That’s when the White House will air a live webcast of President Obama awarding the
National Medal of Science
, Ph.D., and other recipients of the honor, in a White House ceremony. Even from afar, we can all enjoy the excitement of this momentous occasion. Watch the ceremony live by opening this
White House link
Bestowed annually by the President of the United States, the National Medal of Science is the nation’s highest scientific honor. Dr. Aharonov’s honor recognizes him “for his contributions to the foundations of quantum physics and for drawing out unexpected implications of that field, ranging from the Aharonov-Bohm Effect to the theory of weak measurement.”