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Karl Barry Sharpless and group discover a stereoselective oxidation reactions including Sharpless epoxidation, Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation, and Sharpless oxyamination.

4 March 1975 discovery of 4185 Phystech

29 October 1975 discovery of 43724 Pechstein

8 November 1975 discovery of 5360 Rozhdestvenskij

26 November 1975 discovery of 2617 Jiangxi


8 February 1975 Death of Sir Robert Robinson

15 February 1975 Death of Hans Georg Kienle in Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

16 February 1975, Death of Karl Wurm in Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany

13 May 1975 Death of Marguerite Catherine Perey

23 May 1975 Death of Karl-Otto Kiepenheuer in Ensenada, Mexico

7 July 1975 Death of William Vallance Douglas Hodge

30 October 1975 Death of Gustav Ludwig Hertz

1975 Death of Kasimir Fajans

Nobel Prize

Physics to Aage Niels Bohr, Ben Roy Mottelson and Leo James Rainwater "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection"

Chemistry to John Warcup Cornforth "for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions" and to Vladimir Prelog "for his research into the stereochemistry of organic molecules and reactions"

Physiology or Medicine to David Baltimore, Renato Dulbecco and Howard Martin Temin "for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"

Popular Science Feb 1975


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