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1979 Nobel Prize

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Odysseas Elytis

(for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man's struggle for freedom and creativeness.)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Godfrey Hounsfield, Allan McLeod Cormack

(for the development of computer assisted tomography.)
Nobel Prize in Physics

Steven Weinberg, Sheldon Lee Glashow, Abdus Salam

(for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current.)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Arthur Lewis, Theodore Schultz

(for their pioneering research into economic development research with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries.)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Georg Wittig, Herbert C. Brown

(for their development of the use of boron- and phosphorus-containing compounds, respectively, into important reagents in organic synthesis.)