Member of the National Academy of Sciences

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Membership of the National Academy of Sciences is an award granted to scientists that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the United States judges to have made “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research”.wikipedia
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National Academy of Sciences

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Membership of the National Academy of Sciences is an award granted to scientists that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the United States judges to have made “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research”.
Members of the National Academy of Sciences serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation" on science, engineering, and medicine.

List of members of the National Academy of Sciences

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A small sample of example members and their portraits is shown below, taken from the list of members of the National Academy of Sciences.
This list of Members of the National Academy of Sciences includes approximately 2,000 members and 350 foreign associates of the United States National Academy of Sciences, each of whom is affiliated with one of 31 disciplinary sections.

Richard Feynman

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He was elected a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, but ultimately resigned and is no longer listed by them.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

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Since 1966, newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences have been invited to contribute an inaugural year article (IYA) to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) which is accompanied by a brief biography of the author.
In December 1995, PNAS opened submissions to all authors without first needing to be sponsored by an NAS member.

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Membership of the National Academy of Sciences is an award granted to scientists that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of the United States judges to have made “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research”.

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Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track

Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman