Nobel Laureate John Bardeen, professor of physics at the University of Illinois, presented the following address in London, England, on September 17, 1962, when he received the third Fritz London Award in recognition of his work in developing a successful theory of superconductivity. The presentation was made during the Eighth International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, which was held at Queen Mary College, University of London. The Proceedings of that conference, to be published by Butterworths, London, are expected to be available in April.
Some five years before his death, which came on the 18th of November, Niels Bohr became the first recipient of the Atoms for Peace Award. The following tribute was delivered as part of the award ceremony, which took place in Washington, D.C., on October 24, 1957.