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1973 — Edward Tryon proposes that the universe may be a large scale quantum mechanical vacuum fluctuation where positive mass-energy is balanced by negative gravitational potential energy

19 September 1973 discovery of 2643 Bernhard

20 September 1973 discovery of 1921 Pala

22 September 1973 discovery of 2644 Victor Jara and 3009 Coventry

28 September 1973 discovery of 1860 Barbarossa

30 September 1973 discovery of 5342 Le Poole


11 February 1973 Death of Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen

11 November 1973 Deat of Artturi Ilmari Virtanen

17 December 1973, Death of Charles Greeley Abbot in Washington, USA

24 December 1973 Death of Gerard Peter Kuiper Kuiper in Mexico City, Mexico

1973 Death of (Emmeline) Jean Hanson

1973 Death of Walter Rudolf Hess

1973 Death of Alfred Harrison Joy

Nobel Prize

Physics to Leo Esaki and Ivar Giaever "for their experimental discoveries regarding tunneling phenomena in semiconductors and superconductors, respectively" and to Brian David Josephson "for his theoretical predictions of the properties of a supercurrent through a tunnel barrier, in particular those phenomena which are generally known as the Josephson effects"

Chemistry to Ernst Otto Fischer and Geoffrey Wilkinson "for their pioneering work, performed independently, on the chemistry of the organometallic, so called sandwich compounds"

Physiology or Medicine to Karl von Frisch, Konrad Lorenz and Nikolaas Tinbergen "for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"

New Scientist 1973

Popular Science Jun 1973

Popular Science Sep 1973


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