Jadot informs Nirenberg that Pope Paul VI has nominated him for membership in the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Congratulations
are offered along with a request that the news be kept confidential until published in Rome. He thanks Nirenberg for the
"valuable contributions to the welfare of mankind" that he made through his research.
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1974-07-01 (July 1, 1974)
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Reproduced with permission of the Most Reverend Gabriel Montalvo, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Beyond the Laboratory: Professional, Personal, and Political Life, 1967-2002
I am pleased and honored to inform you that His Holiness, Pope Paul VI, has nominated you for membership in the Pontifical
Academy of Sciences.
The announcement of your nomination will be published in the July 4th issue of the Osservatore Romano which will appear in
Rome on Thursday afternoon. Until that time, the news of your nomination is to be kept confidential.
Within a few days, you will receive formal notification of your nomination. Meanwhile, may I respectfully request that you
acknowledge receipt of this letter. If you wish to do so by telephone, the number of the Apostolic Delegation is (202) 333-7121.
I wish to offer my personal congratulations on your nomination to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. It is a fitting recognition
of the valuable contributions to the welfare of mankind that you have made through your scientific research.