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Nobel Awards—Physics and Chemistry

Science  09 Nov 1962:
Vol. 138, Issue 3541, pp. 667-669
DOI: 10.1126/science.138.3541.667

Abstract

The Swedish Academy of Sciences announced last week that Lev Davidovich Landau, a Soviet scientist, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for his studies of the low-temperature characteristics of helium. It was simultaneously announced that the prize in chemistry has been awarded to two Britons, John Cowdery Kendrew and Max Ferdinand Perutz, of Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, for their studies of protein structure.

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