Nobel Prizes awarded

The Nobel Prize is awarded each year on December 10 in honor of Alfred Nobel (October 1833 – 10 December 1896.)

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology”

Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability”

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019

Peter Handke ”for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience”

The Nobel Peace Prize 2019

Abiy Ahem Ali ”for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea”

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2019

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”

Taken from the Nobel Prize website.

 This portrait of Alfred Nobel was taken by Gösta Florman (1831–1900) 
and is in the public domain.

This portrait of Alfred Nobel was taken by Gösta Florman (1831–1900)
and is in the public domain.

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