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Nobel Prize winners

Nine members of the current Princeton faculty and research staff are recipients of the Nobel Prize, which is awarded for the most significant achievements around the world in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, economics, literature and peace.

· Daniel Kahneman, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and professor of public affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School, won the 2002 Nobel Prize in economic sciences (see story on page 1).

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

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

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

· 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.

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

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

 


October 21, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 7
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Contents

Page one
Kahneman reaches across boundaries to win Nobel
A mug in the hand is worth . . . Experiment shows how consumers make 'myopic' choices
A study in contrasts: Initial plans revealed for Whitman College, science library

Research
Unique approach opens up realm of research
Discovery of chromosome-capping acivator could aid cancer research

Sections
People, spotlight, Search committee appointed for new admission dean
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events
By the numbers


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