Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1940
Number:19 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
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
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Otto Hahn
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1968
Profession:prof
University:Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Chemie
City:Berlin-Dahlem
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1944
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Lise Meitner
Gender:F
Year, Birth:1878
Year, Death:1968
Profession:prof
City:Stockholm
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
 
Nominator:
Name:James Franck
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1882
Year, Death:1964
Profession:previous winner of a NP in physics, 1925
City:Chicago
State:IL
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: First choice: O. Stern. Second choice: O. Hahn and L. Meitner, divided. Third choice: W.J. de Haas and W.F. Giauque, divided (see entry 19-2, 1940). Stern received the 1943 prize in physics in 1944. Hahn received the 1944 prize in chemistry in 1945.
 

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