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Georg von Bekesy (1899-1972), Hungarian biophysicist and Nobel laureate. The Hungarian spelling of his name is Bekesy Gyorgy. Von Bekesy was awarded the 1961 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. The Nobel was awarded for von Bekesy's discovery of how the ear's cochlea works. Photographed in 1961.
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