APS News

March 2013 (Volume 22, Number 3)

President Obama presents the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology to APS Fellows

 Obama presenting awards to APS Fellows

Photo by Michael Lucibella

President Obama congratulates James Wynne and Rangaswamy Srinivasan who were honored, together with their late colleague Samuel Blum, for the invention of excimer laser surgery, the technique that makes LASIK surgery possible.