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

Nobel Prizes 1968

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Luis Walter Alvarez

"for his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis"

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Lars Onsager

"for the discovery of the reciprocal relations bearing his name, which are fundamental for the thermodynamics of irreversible processes"

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Robert W. Holley, Har Gobind Khorana and Marshall W. Nirenberg

"for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis"

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Yasunari Kawabata

"for his narrative mastery, which with great sensibility expresses the essence of the Japanese mind"

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