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Professor Emeritus John D. Anderson Awarded George Sarton Medal

Professor Emeritus John D. Anderson Awarded George Sarton Medal

John Anderson

John Anderson

Professor Emeritus John D. Anderson was awarded the George Sarton Medal by the University of Ghent in Belgium. This prestigious award honors George Sarton, one of the founding fathers of the history of science as an academic discipline. Sarton medals are awarded to the Sarton chairperson and to the faculty lecturers of the Sarton program of Ghent University. Each year, the Sarton committee selects only one medalist per faculty. Dr. Anderson was recognized for his lifetime of scholarly achievement in the field of the history of science. As part of this award, Dr. Anderson gave a formal academic lecture titled, “Breaking the Sound Barrier; The Breakthroughs in Aerodynamics that Made It Possible.”


June 26, 2012

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