Archives Catalog Entry
National Medal of Science
Obverse has high-relief nude male figure crouching and pointing to equation, holding a prism. Reverse has inscription, name and date. Awarded by the President of the United States of America [John F. Kennedy] to Theodore von Karman, 1962. This was the first awarding of this medal.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Jan. 1, 1962
MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 3.25 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Aeronautics, Medals -- United States
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