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Australian Nobel Laureates

Nobel Prize Crossword


1. The study of the structure and reactions of atoms and molecules (9)

6. Nothing, void, zero (4)

7. Surname of British Nobel Prize winner (Chemistry 1947) who worked for some years at the University of Sydney (8)

9. Search, look for (4)

11. Nearly (6)

12. Pig (3)

13. Exam, quiz (4)

15. Wild canine, that lives in packs (4)

18. Surname of Australian Immunologist who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 1996 (jointly), 'for discoveries concerning the specificity of the cell mediated immune defence' (7)

20. Concepts, thoughts (5)

21. Frozen water (3)

22. Surname of German Nobel Prize winning physiologist (Physiology or Medicine 1970) who worked in Australia for some time (4)


1. Surname of the Australian chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1975 (jointly) 'for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions' (9)

2. Surname of the Nobel Prize winning (jointly, Physiology or Medicine 1963 ) physiologist from Melbourne who made 'discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane' (7)

3. The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts (10)

4. Surname of Australian immunologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1960 'for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance' (6)

5.Surname of the Russian physicist who was born in Queensland. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics 1964 (with two others) for his work in quantum electronics, including lasers (9)

8. Surname of the father and son team who jointly received the Nobel Prize in Physics 1915 'for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays' (5)

10. Consume (3)

14. Country where the Nobel Prize originates (6)

16. Adelaide pathologist who jointly received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945 'for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases' (6)

17. Famous, wonderful (5)

19. Soft, silvery metallic element (Sn) (3)

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