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Nobel Prizes 1978

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Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa

"for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics"

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Arno Allan Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson

"for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation"

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Peter D. Mitchell

"for his contribution to the understanding of biological energy transfer through the formulation of the chemiosmotic theory"

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Werner Arber, Daniel Nathans and Hamilton O. Smith

"for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics"

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Isaac Bashevis Singer

"for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition, brings universal human conditions to life"

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Herbert A. Simon

"for his pioneering research into the decision-making process within economic organizations"

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