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

Nobel Prizes 1966

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Alfred Kastler

"for the discovery and development of optical methods for studying Hertzian resonances in atoms"

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Robert S. Mulliken

"for his fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the electronic structure of molecules by the molecular orbital method"

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Peyton Rous

"for his discovery of tumour-inducing viruses"

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Charles Brenton Huggins

"for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer"

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Shmuel Yosef Agnon

"for his profoundly characteristic narrative art with motifs from the life of the Jewish people"

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Nelly Sachs

"for her outstanding lyrical and dramatic writing, which interprets Israel's destiny with touching strength"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1966

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

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