John Archibald Wheeler (left) recieved the 1996-97 Wolf Prize for Physics by Ezer Weizman, President of Israel

Professor John Archibald Wheeler of Princeton and Texas Universities was presented the 1996/97 Wolf Prize for Physics by the President of Israel, Ezer Weizman, (right) at the Knesset building in Jerusalem, last week. He was awarded the $100,000 Wolf award for his seminal contribuations to black holes physics, to quantum gravity, and to the theories of nuclear scattering and nuclear fission., Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Professor John Archibald Wheeler of Princeton and Texas Universities was presented the 1996/97 Wolf Prize for Physics by the President of Israel, Ezer Weizman, (right) at the Knesset building in Jerusalem, last week. He was awarded the $100,000 Wolf award for his seminal contribuations to black holes physics, to quantum gravity, and to the theories of nuclear scattering and nuclear fission.
Subject(s): Awards
Conversation
Presidents
Portraits, Group
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Date Created: April 10, 1997
Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Wheeler John Archibald C37