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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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Nobel Prizes 1950

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Cecil Frank Powell

"for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and his discoveries regarding mesons made with this method"

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Otto Paul Hermann Diels and Kurt Alder

"for their discovery and development of the diene synthesis"

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Edward Calvin Kendall, Tadeus Reichstein and Philip Showalter Hench

"for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects"

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Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell

"in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought"

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