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The Wigner Medal is an award designed "to recognize outstanding contributions to the understanding of physics through Group Theory".[1] The Wigner Medal is administered by The Group Theory and Fundamental Physics Foundation, a publicly supported organization. Donations are tax-deductible as provided pursuant to the provisions of Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code, a federal code of the United States.

The award was first presented in 1978 to Eugene Wigner, and was first awarded at the Integrative Conference on Group Theory and Mathematical Physics.[2]

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  1. ^ "The Wigner Medal Bylaws" (PDF). The Group Theory and Fundamental Physics Foundation. Retrieved 2007-08-07.
  2. ^ "The Wigner Medal". The Group Theory and Fundamental Physics Foundation. Retrieved 2007-08-07.
  3. ^ "Professor Emeritus Alden Mead receives Wigner Medal". University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
  4. ^ "The XXIX International Colloquium on Group-Theoretical Methods in Physics". Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
  5. ^ "Wigner Medal awarded to Professor Joshua Zak". Technion – Israel Institute of Technology – Physics Department. Retrieved 2014-03-18.

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