Nobel Prize Winners 1968

1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Physics

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Luis Walter AlvarezUSAFor his decisive contributions to elementary particle physics, in particular the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis

1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry

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Lars OnsagerUSAFor the discovery of the reciprocal relations bearing his name, which are fundamental for the thermodynamics of irreversible processes

1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics

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1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine

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Robert W. HolleyUSAFor their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis
Har Gobind KhoranaIceland
Marshall W. NirenbergUSA

1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Peace

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Rene CassinFrancePresident of the European Court for Human Rights

1968 Nobel Prize Winners in Literature

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Kawabata YasunariJapanJapaneseFor his narrative mastery, which with great sensibility expresses the essence of the Japanese mind