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Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List

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List of Elliott Cresson Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All Elliott Cresson Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Elliott Cresson Medal award are listed along with photos for every Elliott Cresson Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Elliott Cresson Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Elliott Cresson Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Elliott Cresson Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Elliott Cresson Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Elliott Cresson Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the Elliott Cresson Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Elliott Cresson Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Elliott Cresson Medal, so most of the famous Elliott Cresson Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Elliott Cresson Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. Everything from John B. Whitehead to Riccardo Giacconi is included on this list. (45 items)

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    Albert Abraham Michelson
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    Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics. He became the first American to receive the Nobel Prize in sciences.more

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    Alexander Graham Bell
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    Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, ...more

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    Allan Sandage
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    Allan Rex Sandage was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He determined the first reasonably accurate values for the Hubble constant and the age of the universe. He also discovered the first quasar.more

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    Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist. He became renowned as the designer of the Soviet Union's Third Idea, a codename for Soviet development of thermonuclear weapons. Sakharov later became an advocate of civil liberties and civil reforms ...more

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    Carl David Anderson
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    Carl David Anderson was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physics, and of the muon in 1936.more

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    Clinton Davisson
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    Clinton Joseph Davisson, was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-Germer experiment. Davisson shared the Nobel Prize with George Paget Thomson, who independently discovered electron diffraction at about the same ...more

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    Donald A. Glaser
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    Donald Arthur Glaser was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber used in subatomic particle physics.more

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    Edgar Bright Wilson, Jr. was an American chemist. He was born on December 18, 1908 in Gallatin, Tennessee, and died in 1992 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Wilson was a prominent and accomplished chemist and teacher, recipient of the National Medal of Science in 1975, Guggenheim Fellowships in 1949 and ...more

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    Edward Leamington Nichols was an American physicist. He was born of American parentage at Leamington, England, and received his education at Cornell University, graduating in 1875. After Studying at Leipzig, Berlin, and Göttingen he was appointed fellow in physics at Johns Hopkins. He then spent some ...more

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    Edward Weston
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    Edward Weston was an English-born American chemist noted for his achievements in electroplating and his development of the electrochemical cell, named the Weston cell, for the voltage standard. Weston was a competitor of Thomas Edison in the early days of electricity generation and distribution.more

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    Edwin H. Land
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    Edwin Herbert Land, ForMemRS, FRPS, Hon.MRI was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera instant photography, and his retinex theory of color ...more

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    Elihu Thomson
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    Elihu Thomson was an English engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.more

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    Elizabeth Fondal Neufeld is an American geneticist whose research has focused on the genetic basis of metabolic disease in humans.more

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    Ernest Lawrence
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    Ernest Orlando Lawrence was a pioneering American nuclear scientist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1939 for his invention of the cyclotron. He is also known for his work on uranium-isotope separation for the Manhattan Project, and for founding the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and the Lawrence ...more

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    Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM FRS was a New Zealand-born British physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. Encyclopædia Britannica considers him to be the greatest experimentalist since Michael Faraday. In early work he discovered the concept of radioactive ...more

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    Frederick Winslow Taylor
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    Frederick Winslow Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Taylor was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive ...more

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    George Ashley Campbell

    George Ashley Campbell
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    George Ashley Campbell was a pioneer in developing and applying quantitative mathematical methods to the problems of long-distance telegraphy and telephony. His most important contributions were to the theory and implementation of the use of loading coils and the first wave filters designed to what was ...more

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    George Russell Harrison was an American physicist. Harrison became Professor of Experimental Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930, and was appointed the school's Dean of Science in 1942; he also headed MIT's Spectroscopy Laboratory. During World War II, he was chief of the Optics ...more

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    Gerd Binnig
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    Gerd Binnig is a German physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. He was born in Frankfurt am Main and played in the ruins of the city during his childhood. His family lived partly in Frankfurt and partly in Offenbach am Main, and he ...more

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    Harry George Drickamer

    Harry George Drickamer, born Harold George Weidenthal, was a pioneer experimentalist in high-pressure studies of condensed matter. His work generally concerned understanding the electronic properties of matter. Drickamer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to Louise Weidenthal and Harold Weidenthal. His ...more

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