Dr. Lederman shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for his work with subatomic particles, and has earned the National Medal of Science, the Wolf Prize in Physics, the Enrico Fermi prize, and numerous honorary degrees. From 1979 until 1989 he served as director of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He founded the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy which is the nation's only three-year public residential high school for exceptional math and science students. He is the author of The God Particle.
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