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Enrico Fermi: Atomic Energy, 9147


At the age of 28, Enrico Fermi was one of 30 members appointed a member of the Royal Academy of Italy, the first membership of many learned societies throughout Europe. He was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics and, in 1947, the Franklin Medal.

Fermi was also the first recipient of the Fermi Award, established in his name by the United States president in 1954 to recognize his brilliance and celebrate his lifetime achievements. The award continues to encourage excellence in energy science worldwide.

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Medal Day Program, The Franklin Institute, 4/16/1947. (803K)

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Program Insert, attached to Page 2. (345K)