Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1940
Number:14 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Ernest O Lawrence
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1901
Year, Death:1958
Profession:prof
University:University of California
City:Berkeley
State:CA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1939
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Meghnad N Saha
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1893
Year, Death:1956
Profession:prof
City:Calcutta
Country:INDIA (IN)
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Otto Stern
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1888
Year, Death:1969
Profession:prof
University:Carnegie Institute of Technology
City:Pittsburgh
State:PA
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1943
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Arthur H Compton
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1892
Year, Death:1962
Profession:prof, NP phy 1927
University:University of Chicago
City:Chicago
State:IL
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: First choice: E. O. Lawrence. Second choice: Megh Nad Saha. Third choice: O. Stern. Stern received the 1943 prize in physics in 1944.
 

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