Can you guess these Nobel Prize winners?

A Slate guessing game.
Oct. 4 2005 7:54 AM

Name the Nobel Prize Winners

Is that Faulkner's nostril? Carter's ear?

Today, John L. Hall and Roy J. Glauber of the United States and Theodor W. Haensch of Germany received the Nobel Prize in physics, joining Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren, who were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine  yesterday. Other winners in chemistry, peace, economics, and literature will be announced early this month. Recipients of the much-coveted prize receive a diploma, a medal, and 10 million Swedish kroner (approximately $1,285,000). Slatehonors the august body of individuals who have been awarded this prestigious honor with a photo contest of past winners.

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The person who submits the first randomly drawn entry that correctly identifies the 16 individuals featured here will be the lucky recipient of a Slate hat and a signed copy of The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank, by Slate Deputy Editor David Plotz. Entries should be e-mailed to slatecontest@gmail.com. Click here to read the contest rules.

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