September - December 1994
Freeman Dyson was awarded the Enrico Fermi Prize by President Clinton in 1994 to honor a lifetime of achievement in the field of nuclear energy. Dyson has been professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton since 1953. He has achieved renown as a scientist and writer and has become a living bridge between them, helping the scientist and the nonscientist to understand each other better. He also lectures and writes extensively about arms control and disarmament. Dyson has authored a series of acclaimed books, including Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, Origins of Life, Infinite in All Directions, and From Eros to Gaia.
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