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

Nobel Prizes 1979

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Sheldon Lee Glashow thumb picture
Abdus Salam thumb picture
Steven Weinberg thumb picture
Sheldon Lee Glashow, Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg

"for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current"

Herbert C. Brown thumb picture
Georg Wittig thumb picture
Herbert C. Brown and Georg Wittig

"for their development of the use of boron- and phosphorus-containing compounds, respectively, into important reagents in organic synthesis"

Allan M. Cormack thumb picture
Godfrey N. Hounsfield thumb picture
Allan M. Cormack and Godfrey N. Hounsfield

"for the development of computer assisted tomography"

Odysseus Elytis thumb picture
Odysseus Elytis

"for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man's struggle for freedom and creativeness"

Theodore W. Schultz thumb picture
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Theodore W. Schultz and Sir Arthur Lewis

"for their pioneering research into economic development research with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries"

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