Three Jewish scientists were among the six recipients of the Nobel Prize who received the award yesterday at a dinner in New York, marking the first time the presentation of the prizes has taken place outside of Sweden.
The three Jewish winners are: Dr. Joseph Erlanger, who shared the 1944 prize for physiology and medicine with Dr. Herbert Gasser, head of the Rockefeller. Institutes for Medical Research. Dr. Erlanger is professor-emeritus of physiology at Washington University, St. Louis, Dr. Isidore I. Rabi, professor of physics at Columbia University, who received the 1944 prize for physics; and Dr. Otto Stern, of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, who was awarded the 1943 prize for physics.
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