National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1967
BiographyFrancis Birch A biographical memoir by Thomas J .Ahrens National Academy of Sciences, biography 20 pages, 24 pages total.
Name: Francis Birch
Birth: 22 August, 1903
Death: 30 January, 1992
Institution: Harvard University Cambridge,Massachusetts USA
Award: "For outstanding contributions to geophysics which have immeasurably increased our understanding of the composition and the processes of the interior of the earth."
Presented by President Johnson at a White House ceremony on February 13, 1968.