Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1934
Number:9 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Walter Gerlach
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1889
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Otto Stern
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1969
University:Carnegie Institute of Technology
City:Pittsburgh
State:PA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1943
 
Motivation:
 
Nominator:
Name:Dirk Coster
Gender:M
Profession:chairholder at invited university
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: First choice: W. Pauli (see entry 9-1, 1934). Second choice: M. Born (see entry 9-1, 1934). Third choice: A. Sommerfeld (see entry 9-1, 1934). Fourth choice: W. Gerlach and O. Stern, divided. Fifth choice: C.J. Davisson and L.H. Germer (see entry 9-3, 1934), divided. Stern received the 1943 prize in physics in 1944.
 

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