John F. Nash Jr., awarded the 1994 Prize in Economic Sciences together with John C. Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten for "pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games", died on 23 May 2015 in a car crash, 86 years old.More about the 1994 Prize in Economic Sciences
John F. Nash Jr. talks about the impact the Prize had on his life.
In his biography, John F. Nash Jr., describes his journey from mathematically talented child in Bluefield, West Virginia, to the 1994 Prize in Economic Sciences, awarded for his work on game theory. He also reflects on his struggle with mental disturbances.Read John Nash's story
23 May is the 109th birthday of John Bardeen, the only person awarded two Nobel Prizes in Physics: one for the discovery of the transistor effect and one for the BCS-theory.
Fairly unknown in Europe at the time, Bengali poet and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore attracted western readers with his aura of mysticism.Tagore and his India
Under the most dangerous circumstances, Malala Yousafzai has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education. She was awarded the 2014 Peace Prize.Watch or read her Nobel Lecture
Although famed for his theory of general relativity, it was his law about light that gave Albert Einstein the Nobel Prize in Physics.Questions and answers about Albert Einstein
A discovery made by Barry Marshall and Robin Warren turned an established medical theory on its head.Watch the Laureates tell their story
Find out why Rita Levi-Montalcini's Nobel Prize awarded research began in a bedroom in Italy during World War II.Video interview with Rita Levi-Montalcini
Tim Hunt lectures on Lessons from a Life in Science: How to get a Nobel Prize to inspire the next generation of young scientists to make future scientific breakthroughs.Watch Tim Hunt lecture
Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for civil rights and social justice. He held his acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December 1964.Watch the speech
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Monday 2 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Physics - Tuesday 3 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Wednesday 4 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Peace Prize - Friday 6 October, 11:00 a.m.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel - Monday 9 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Literature - The date will be set later.
Times listed are local time in Sweden (CET).
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Tickets are now on sale at Konserthuset.se.More about the concert
No person can nominate herself/himself for a Nobel Prize. But who may submit a candidate?More about the nomination process for a Nobel Laureate
Nobel Media's editorial team curates the official digital Nobel Prize channels with the mission to inform, engage and inspire a global audience on the Nobel Prize awarded achievements and to spark interest in science, literature and peace-related topics. Now, three new positions are being created to strengthen the editorial team.Editorial Development Manager
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On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his third and last will at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. When it was opened and read after his death, the will caused a lot of controversy both in Sweden and internationally, as Alfred Nobel had left much of his wealth for the establishment of a prize.Learn more about Alfred Nobel
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Help your dog to cope with diabetes.Play the Diabetic Dog Game
Learn about human blood types and blood transfusions!Play the Blood Typing Game
Train a dog to drool on command! It's all about conditioned learning.Play the Pavlov's Dog Game
Collect a star and answer its laser question correctly.Play the Laser Challenge Game
Alexei Abrikosov, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2003 for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids, passed away on 29 March, age 88.Biography of Alexei Abrikosov
Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1992 "for a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment".1992 Nobel Prize in Literature
Hans G. Dehmelt, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1989 for the development of the ion trap technique, passed away on 7 March, age 94.Hans Dehmelt's autobiography