From Fermilab via Quantum Diaries: “Leon Lederman’s impact on science, education, international collaboration earns him national award”

The National Science Board announced Monday that it chose Leon Lederman as the 2012 recipient of the Vannevar Bush Award.

The award is given to people who are lifelong leaders in science and technology and who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation.

While the general public might know him best for his book “The God Particle” about the search for the Higgs boson, Lederman has improved the lives of millions through his efforts in science, eduction and cultural outreach.

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