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Nobel laureates and twentieth-century physics

M. Dardo

Nobel laureates and twentieth-century physics

by M. Dardo

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicists,
  • Nobel Prizes,
  • Nobel Prize winners,
  • Physics,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-514) and index.

    StatementMauro Dardo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC7 .D27 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 533 p. :
    Number of Pages533
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24801235M
    ISBN 100521832470, 0521540089
    LC Control Number2004049240
    OCLC/WorldCa54817163

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Here you can find out which universities, research institutions or companies Nobel Laureates were affiliated with at the time of the Nobel Prize announcement. Only Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Laureates in Economic Sciences are shown in the list.

Nobel Prize winners by category (literature) year name country* literary area *Nationality given is the citizenship of recipient at the time award was made.

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The Nobel Prizes are awarded annually from a fund bequeathed for that purpose by the Swedish inventor and industrialist Alfred Bernhard Nobel. They are widely regarded as the most prestigious awards given for intellectual achievement in the world and are conferred in six categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace.

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