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

Nobel Prizes 1993

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Russell A. Hulse thumb picture
Joseph H. Taylor Jr. thumb picture
Russell A. Hulse and Joseph H. Taylor Jr.

"for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993

"for contributions to the developments of methods within DNA-based chemistry"

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Kary B. Mullis

"for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method"

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Michael Smith

"for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies"

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Toni Morrison

"who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality"

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Frederik Willem de Klerk thumb picture
Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk

"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"

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Robert W. Fogel and Douglass C. North

"for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change"

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