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Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Original post made on Jan 13, 2012

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999, and Mildred S. Dresselhaus are winners of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government's most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 7:37 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Mike, a resident of University South
on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:42 am

Congrats!


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:13 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

The Fermi Award for a pacifist? It is to laugh.


Posted by Coward, a resident of Stanford
on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am

Leave it to Walter to inject his negative comments about a Nobel Prize winner winning a prestigious award. I guess some people are jealous of others that actually accomplish something in life. What would have been funny would have been Walter getting an award for bravery in the military.


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