Obama Hails 12 for Science, Technology, Innovation

President Barack Obama says 12 people he has recognized for achievement in science, technology and innovation make others feel embarrassed about their old science projects.

Seven researchers received the National Medal of Science and
five inventors were honored with the National Medal of Technology
and Innovation at a White House ceremony on Friday.

Obama distributed the medals.

The researchers were recognized for such work as discovering a
new property of the DNA helix.

The inventors were honored for such contributions as improving energy efficiency and reducing the cost of gas liquefaction and separation, and developing flight-safety sensors used in aircraft worldwide.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

WHSV.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
50 North Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-9191 - Switchboard 540-433- 4028 - Fax 540-433-2700 - News Fax

WSVF Public Inspection File

Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 132337933 - whsv.com/a?a=132337933