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Australia: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (11)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Elizabeth H. BlackburnMedicine2009"for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"
William Lawrence BraggPhysics1915"for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays"
Sir Frank Macfarlane BurnetMedicine1960"for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance"
John Warcup CornforthChemistry1975"for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions"
Peter C. DohertyMedicine1996"for their discoveries concerning the specificity of the cell mediated immune defence"
Sir John Carew EcclesMedicine1963"for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane"
Sir Howard Walter FloreyMedicine1945"for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"
Barry J. MarshallMedicine2005"for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease"
Aleksandr Mikhailovich ProkhorovPhysics1964"for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle"
Brian P. SchmidtPhysics2011"for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"
J. Robin WarrenMedicine2005"for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease"

Partial List of Famous People#

Format: For each person type just one entry in the following form: [name of person (optional profession in brackets)|URL pointing to an English description of person] and then click at Submit. An example for Kurt Gödel would look like this: [Kurt Gödel (mathematician and philosopher)|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Gödel] followed by a click on Submit.\ Observe that first names of persons are listed first, followed by URL and the usual form of a link, i.e. [ at the beginning, a | after the name and a ] after the URL.

Field Medal Winners#

NameYearAffiliation
Terence Tao2006"University of California
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