Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1959
Number:59 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Chieng-Shiung Wu
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1912
Year, Death:1997
Profession:Professor
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Léon M Lederman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1922
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Robert Hofstadter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1915
Year, Death:1990
Profession:Professor
University:Stanford University
City:Stanford
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1961
 
Nominee 4:
Name:Emilio Segrè
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1905
Year, Death:1989
Profession:Dr
University:University of California
City:Berkeley
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1959
 
Nominee 5:
Name:Owen Chamberlain
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1920
Year, Death:2006
Profession:Professor
University:University of California
City:Berkeley
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1959
 
Nominee 6:
Name:Charles Hard Townes
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1915
Year, Death:2015
Profession:Professor
University:Columbia University
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1964
 
 
Nominator:
Name:J Rossel
City:Neuchâtel
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: First choice: Chieng-Shiung Wu sharing prize with L Lederman. Second choice: R Hofstadter, Third choice: Emilio Segrè sharing prize with O Chamberlain. Fourth choice: Ch. H Townes.
 

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