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Nobel Prize: Six Nobel Laureates discuss the flavor of creativity | 2016 Nobel Week Dialogue

Nobel laureates Muhammad Yunus (2006 Nobel Peace Prize), Richard J. Roberts (1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), Elizabeth Blackburn (2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), Steven Chu (1997 Nobel Prize in Physics), Angus Deaton (2015 Prize in Economic Sciences) speak about the concept of …

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Nobel Prize: Announcement | Literature 2016

The Swedish Academy will announce this year’s Nobel Laureate in literature at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 13 in the Grand Hall in the Exchange. The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.  

TED-Ed: How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?

Among the top prestigious awards in the world, the Nobel Peace Prize has honored some of the most celebrated and revered international figures and organizations in history. But how does the nomination process work? And who exactly is eligible? Adeline Cuvelier and Toril Rokseth detail the specifics of the Nobel Peace Prize.  

Nobel Prize: Announcement | Chemistry 2016

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 to Jean-Pierre Sauvage University of Strasbourg, France Sir J. Fraser Stoddart Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA and Bernard L. Feringa University of Groningen, the Netherlands. “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines” A tiny lift, artificial muscles and …

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Nobel Prize: Announcement | Physics 2016

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 with one half to David J. Thouless University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and the other half to F. Duncan M. Haldane Princeton University, NJ, USA and J. Michael Kosterlitz Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. ”for theoretical discoveries of …

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Nobel Prize: Announcement | Physiology or Medicine 2016

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. This year’s Nobel Laureate discovered and elucidated mechanisms underlying autophagy, a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components. The word autophagy originates from the Greek words …

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Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2015 Nobel Lecture in Economic Sciences

This year’s prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded Angus Deaton “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”.  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2015 Nobel Lectures in Chemistry

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry Is awarded to three scientists, Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar, for “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair”.  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2015 Nobel Lectures in Physics

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Takaaki Kajita, Tokyo, Japan, and Arthur B McDonald, Kingston, Kanada “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”.  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2015 Nobel Lecture in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 was awarded to Svetlana Alexievich “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”. Transcripts of Svetlana Alexievich’s Nobel lecture “On the Battle Lost” is available in English, Swedish; French, German and Russian.  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2015 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was awarded with one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.  

Big Think: The Most Beautiful Equation: How Wilczek Got His Nobel

Frank Wilczek was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 thanks to his work researching the so-called strong force. Frank Wilczek’s book is “A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design”  

Nobel Prize Announcement: Economics 2015

Program begins at 35:00. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015 was awarded to Angus Deaton “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”. The prize was announced by Göran K. Hansson, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.  

Nobel Prize Announcement: Literature 2015

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 is awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”. The Prize was announced by Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy.  

Nobel Prize Announcement: Chemistry 2015

Program begins at 32:45. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 was awarded jointly to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair”. The prize was announced by Göran K. Hansson, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.  

Nobel Prize Announcement: Physics 2015

Program starts at 34:45. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded jointly to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”. The prize was announced by Göran K. Hansson, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.  

Nobel Prize Announcement: Physiology or Medicine 2015

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was divided, one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura “for thier discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites” and the other half to Youyou Tu “for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria”. The prize was announced by Urban …

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Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry – How the optical microscope became a nanoscope. Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany William E. Moerner, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature lecture will take place at Svenska Akademien in Stockholm, Sweden at 17:30, Sunday 7 December. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 was awarded to Patrick Modiano “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”.  

Nobel Prize: Lectures | 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The 2014 Nobel Prize lectures in Physiology or Medicine will take place at Aula Medica at Karolinska Institutet in Solna, Sweden at 13:00 Sunday 7 December. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was awarded with one half to John O’Keefe and the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser “for …

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