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

Nobel Prizes 1997

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Steven Chu thumb picture
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji thumb picture
William D. Phillips thumb picture
Steven Chu, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji and William D. Phillips

"for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light"

Paul D. Boyer thumb picture
John E. Walker thumb picture
Paul D. Boyer and John E. Walker

"for their elucidation of the enzymatic mechanism underlying the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)"

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Jens C. Skou

"for the first discovery of an ion-transporting enzyme, Na+, K+ -ATPase"

Stanley B. Prusiner thumb picture
Stanley B. Prusiner

"for his discovery of Prions - a new biological principle of infection"

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Dario Fo

"who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden"

International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)  thumb picture
Jody Williams thumb picture
International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and Jody Williams

"for their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines"

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