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Nobel Prize winners

Eight members of the current Princeton faculty and research staff are recipients of the Nobel Prize:

Philip Anderson, the Joseph Henry Professor of Physics Emeritus, won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1977.

Val Fitch, the James McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Physics Emeritus, won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1980.

Chloe Anthony Morrison, the Robert Goheen Professor in the Humanities, won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1993.

• Dean of the Faculty Joseph Taylor, the James McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Physics, shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1993 with Russell Hulse, principal research physicist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

John Nash, senior research mathematician, won the 1994 Nobel Prize in economic sciences.

Eric Wieschaus, the Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology, won the 1995 Nobel Prize in medicine.

Daniel Tsui, the Arthur Legrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering, won the 1998 Nobel Prize in physics.

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October 22, 2001
Vol. 91, No. 7
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Contents

Research
What drives moral decision-making?
Princeton-designed satellite probing radiation 1 million miles from Earth

People
Longtime philosophy professor was leading figure in field
Wilson to resign as Graduate School dean
Nobel winners have Princeton ties
Spotlight/Briefs

Benefits
Benefits update

Sections
By the numbers
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events


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