Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates
Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes 1961

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Robert Hofstadter

"for his pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and for his thereby achieved discoveries concerning the structure of the nucleons"

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Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer

"for his researches concerning the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his discovery in this connection of the effect which bears his name"

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Melvin Calvin

"for his research on the carbon dioxide assimilation in plants"

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Georg von Békésy

"for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea"

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Ivo Andric

"for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country"

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