About: History & Archives
Professor emeritus of physics, MIT
AAAS awards and honors:
- AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, 1987.
For his exemplary, life-long commitment to teaching science and reaching wide audiences through the popular media.
- AAAS Westinghouse Science Journalism Award - Magazines, 1960.
For "Cause, Chance, Creation," an article in The Saturday Evening Post April 30, 1960, contrasting present and older concepts of atoms and electrons.