Awards & Winners

1972 Nobel Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1972 Nobel Prize. Check awards winners of 1972 Nobel Prize Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1972 Nobel Prize Ceremony

Nobel Prize in Literature

Heinrich Böll

(for his writing which through its combination of a broad perspective on his time and a sensitive skill in characterization has contributed to a renewal of German literature)
Nobel Prize in Physics

John Bardeen, John Robert Schrieffer, Leon Cooper

(for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Sir John Richard Hicks, Kenneth Arrow

(for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Gerald Edelman, Rodney Robert Porter

(for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Christian B. Anfinsen

(for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Stanford Moore, William Howard Stein

(for their contribution to the understanding of the connection between chemical structure and catalytic activity of the active centre of the ribonuclease molecule)
Nobel Peace Prize