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

Nobel Prizes 1986

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Ernst Ruska thumb picture
Ernst Ruska

"for his fundamental work in electron optics, and for the design of the first electron microscope"

Gerd Binnig thumb picture
Heinrich Rohrer thumb picture
Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer

"for their design of the scanning tunneling microscope"

Dudley R. Herschbach thumb picture
Yuan T. Lee thumb picture
John C. Polanyi thumb picture
Dudley R. Herschbach, Yuan T. Lee and John C. Polanyi

"for their contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes"

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Wole Soyinka

"who in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic overtones fashions the drama of existence"

James M. Buchanan Jr. thumb picture
James M. Buchanan Jr.

"for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making"

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