Science Quiz / Was It Nobel Prize-Worthy?

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