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Harvard's Robert Wood and MIT's Scott Aaronson win NSF's most prestigious award, which will help fuel their research pursuits
Today the National Science Foundation (NSF) named two young scientists, Robert Wood of Harvard University and Scott Aaronson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), to receive this year's Alan T. Waterman Award.
Last month, President Obama designated seven eminent researchers for the National Medal of Science (NMS) and five inventors for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI), the highest honors bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers and inventors.
Vannevar Bush Award, Waterman Award and Public Service Awards made as National Science Foundation and National Science Board celebrate 60th anniversary.
NYU's Subhash Khot named NSF's 2010 recipient of its Alan T Waterman Award.
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