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James D. Watson and Francis Crick propose the structure of DNA, opening the door to the field of molecular biology

Strangeness, M. Gell-Mann

Radio emission of Cygnus A from jets situated on either side of the compact optical source, R. Jennison and M. K DasGupta


9 March 1953 discovery of 1915 Quetzalcoatl

7 April 1953 discovery of 2652 Yabuuti

1 September 1953 discovery of 1916 Boreas


28 September 1953 Death of Edwin Powell Hubble in San Marino, California

19 December 1953 Death of Robert Andrews Millikan

1953 Death of Florence Sabin

1953 Birth of Chandrasekhar Joshi

Nobel Prize

Physics to Frits (Frederik) Zernike "for his demonstration of the phase contrast method, especially for his invention of the phase contrast microscope"

Chemistry to Hermann Staudinger thumb picture Hermann Staudinger "for his discoveries in the field of macromolecular chemistry"

Physiology or Medicine to Hans Adolf Krebs "for his discovery of the citric acid cycle" and to Fritz Albert Lipmann "for his discovery of co-enzyme A and its importance for intermediary metabolism"

Popular Science Jan 1953

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