1922 — Vesto Slipher summarizes his findings on the spiral nebulae's systematic redshifts
20 May 1922 Death of Andrei Andreevich Markov in Petrograd ,Saint Petersburg, Russia
1922 Birth of Har Gobind Khorana
1922 Death of Sir Patrick Manson
1922 Death of Jokichi Takamine
Physics to NIELS BOHR for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them.
Chemistry to Francis William Aston "for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole-number rule"
Physiology or Medicine to Archibald Vivian Hill "for his discovery relating to the production of heat in the muscle" and Otto Fritz Meyerhof "for his discovery of the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in the muscle"