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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
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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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