Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes 1949

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Hideki Yukawa

"for his prediction of the existence of mesons on the basis of theoretical work on nuclear forces"

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William Francis Giauque

"for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviour of substances at extremely low temperatures"

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Walter Rudolf Hess

"for his discovery of the functional organization of the interbrain as a coordinator of the activities of the internal organs"

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Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz

"for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses"

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William Faulkner

"for his powerful and artistically unique contribution to the modern American novel"

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