Hellenica World

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17 February, 1978 discovery of 2608 Seneca

22 June, 1978 discovery of Charon by James W. Christy

8 August 1978 discovery of 2626 Belnika, 2627 Churyumov, 7451 Verbitskaya and 3027 Shavarsh

9 August 1978 discovery of 2609 Kiril-Metodi

31 August 1978 discovery of 3038 Bernes

1 September 1978 discovery of 5344 Ryabov

2 September 1978 discovery of 7047 Lundström

5 September 1978 discovery of 2610 Tuva

26 September 1978 discovery of 3039 Yangel amd 4166 Pontryagin

27 September 1978 discovery of 3010 Ushakov

2 October 1978 discovery of 4167 Riemann

4 October 1978 discovery of 3055 Annapavlova

9 October 1978 discovery of 3028 Zhangguoxi

1 November 1978 discovery of 3056 INAG

7 November 1978 discovery of 2324 Janice and 2611 Boyce

26 November 1978 discovery of 3011 Chongqing

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7 June 1978 Death of Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

26 September 1978 Death of Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn

4 December 1978 Death of Samuel Abraham Goudsmit in Reno, Nevada

11 December 1978 Death of Vincent du Vigneaud

Nobel Prize

Physics to Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa "for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics" and to Arno Allan Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson "for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation"Arrow link

Chemistry to Peter D. Mitchell "for his contribution to the understanding of biological energy transfer through the formulation of the chemiosmotic theory"

Physiology or Medicine to Werner Arber, Daniel Nathans and Hamilton O. Smith "for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics"

Chronology

1977 - 1978 - 1979

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