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Robert Oppenheimer receiving the Enrico Fermi Award from President Lyndon B. Johnson


President John F. Kennedy awarded Oppenheimer the Fermi Award for his contributions to theoretical physics. President Johnson (on the right) shakes hands with Oppenheimer as he presents the award about one week after President Kennedy’s assassination.


  • Robert Oppenheimer
  • People
  • Lyndon B. Johnson


Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)



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