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Can you pick whether (Y) or not (N) each named scientist received a Nobel prize specifically for their work in the described field?

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Scientist and workNobel win for this work?Details
Marie Curie, Discovery of radium and polonium
Rosalind Franklin, X-Ray photography of DNA crystals
Niels Bohr, Investigation of structure of atom
Albert Einstein, Theory of Relativity
Linus Pauling, Investigation of medical benefits of high dose vitamin C
Wilhelm Röntgen, Discovery of X-rays
Dmitri Mendeleev, Development of the periodic table
James Chadwick, Discovery of neutron
Peter Higgs, Theoretical prediction of Higgs boson
John Bardeen, Work towards development of transistor
Jonas Salk, Development of polio vaccine
Nikola Tesla, Theoretical work which led to the invention of radio communication
J. J. Thomson, Discovery of electron
Glenn Seaborg, Discovery of seaborgium
Ludwig Boltzmann, Development of kinetic theory of gases
Richard Feynman, Work in quantum electrodynamics
Stephen Hawking, Theoretical prediction of the emission of radiation by black holes
Frederick Banting, Discovery of insulin
Ernest Rutherford, Work with radioactive half-life and chemistry of radioactive substances
Edwin Hubble, Demonstration of the expansion of the universe through observation of the redshift of distant objects
Oswald Avery, Demonstration that genes are made of DNA rather than protein
Werner Heisenberg, Role in creation of quantum mechanics
Lise Meitner, Work on discovery of nuclear fission
Max Planck, Origination of quantum theory
Karl Landsteiner, Discovery of human blood groups

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