Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1929
Number:35 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Sir Owen W Richardson
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1959
University:University of London
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1928
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Irving Langmuir
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1881
Year, Death:1957
University:General Electric Co.
City:Schenectady
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1932
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Niels Bohr
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1885
Year, Death:1962
Profession:member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, NP phy 1922
University:University of Copenhagen
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
 
Comments: First choice: Either O.W. Richardson alone or a division between O.W. Richardson and I. Langmuir. Second choice: Either R.W. Wood alone or a division between R.W. Wood and C.V. Raman (see entry 35-2, 1929). Richardson received the 1928 prize in physics in 1929.