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Alvarez Luis C14

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Donor: 
Peter Trower
Image title: 
Alvarez and President Johnson
Credit line: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, gift of Peter Trower
Description: 

Left to right: Luis Alvarez receiving the 1963 National Medal of Science from President Lyndon B. Johnson at a ceremony in the White House, "For his inspiring leadership in experimental high energy physics, continuing development of the bubble chamber, discovery of many states of elementary particles, and his contributions to National defense."

Photo date: 
January 1964
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
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