Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1940
Number:20 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Hideki Yukawa
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1907
Year, Death:1981
Profession:prof
University:Kyoto Imperial University
City:Kyoto
Country:JAPAN (JP)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1949
 
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:Dirk Coster
Gender:M
Profession:chairholder at invited university
City:Groningen
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
 
Comments: First choice: H. Yukawa. Second choice: O. Hahn and L. Meitner. Third choice: W.J. de Haas and W.H. Keesom (see entry 20-2, 1940). Fourth choice: W. Pauli (see entry 20-2, 1940). Fifth choice: O. Stern and W. Gerlach (see entry 20-3, 1940). Hahn received the 1944 prize in chemistry in 1945.