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1981 — Viacheslav Mukhanov and G. Chibisov propose that quantum fluctuations could lead to large scale structure in an inflationary universe
1981 — Alan Guth proposes the inflationary Big Bang universe as a possible solution to the horizon and flatness problems

1 January 1981 discovery of 2357 Phereclos

6 February 1981 discovery of 2999 Dante

9 February 1981 discovery of 2621 Goto and 2622 Bolzano

1 March 1981 discovery of 3016 Meuse, 3029 Sanders , 3030 Vehrenberg, 3042 Zelinsky, 3058 Delmary and 5345 Boynton

2 March 1981 discovery of 5366 Rhianjones and 3000 Leonardo

3 March 1981 discovery of 3059 Pryor

9 March 1981 discovery of 3057 Mälaren

7 March 1981 discovery of 5365 Fievez and 6030 Zolensky

3 May 1981 discovery of 2920 Automedon

5 May 1981 discovery of 2659 Millis and 3023 Heardz

24 May, 1981 discovery of Proteus

23 October 1981 discovery of 3024 Hainan

25 October 1981 discovery of 3017 Petrovic

24 November 1981 discovery of 2633 Bishop

5 January 1981 Death of Harold Clayton Urey

11 March 1981 Death of Kazimierz Kordylewski in Cracow, Poland

1981 Death of Henry Eyring

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Nobel Prize

Physics to Nicolaas Bloembergen and Arthur Schawlow for their contribution to the development of laser spectroscopy and Kai Siegbahn for his contribution to the development of high- resolution electron spectroscop

Chemistry to Kenichi Fukui and Roald Hoffmann "for their theories, developed independently, concerning the course of chemical reactions"

Physiology or Medicine to Roger W. Sperry "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres" and to David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel "for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system"

Popular Science Jul 1981

Chronology

1980 - 1981 - 1982

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