How would you react if someone told you that you had been awarded the Nobel Prize? Meet all 13 of 2014's new Nobel Laureates and hear their initial thoughts in this special edition of the Nobel Prize Talks podcast.All 2014 Nobel Laureates
On 28 October 1954, it was announced that the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to American writer Ernest Hemingway. The recognition of Hemingway as a major and representative writer of the United States of America, was a slow but explosive process.More about Ernest Hemingway
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".Press release
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 their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".Press release
The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education".Press release
Between 30 October and 6 November 2014, the largest Nobel programme outside of Scandinavia so far will take place in India. Two Nobel Laureates will be sharing their brilliant thoughts and the exhibition The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World will be open to the public.More information about the events
Andris Nelsons, one of the world's currently most sought-after young conductors, will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at this year's Nobel Prize Concert on 8 December. Concert tickets are on sale at konserthuset.se.Konserthuset.se
2014 Nobel Week Dialogue aims to introduce new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of ageing. A unique constellation of Nobel Laureates, world-leading scientists, experts and thought leaders will take part in the discussions.More about the event
The new Nobel Laureates take center stage on 10 December in Stockholm and Oslo, where 11 men and two women will receive their Nobel Prizes, and enjoy the Nobel Banquets afterwards.Events calendar
The information in the nomination archive is now accessible. Search among the names of the nominees and nominators, as well as additional information about the nominations now revealed according to the 50 years rule.Explore the archive
The first nomination for Martin Luther King Jr. arrived to the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 1963. Not until now, 50 years later, the nominators are revealed.Read more about the nominations for Martin Luther King Jr.
Read about Martin Luther King, Jr. at Nobelprize.org:Martin Luther King's Acceptance Speech (text and video)
Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations. View the full list of Nobel Prizes and Laureates.
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 47 times between 1901 and 2014.
Jean-Paul Sartre and Le Duc Tho both declined the Nobel Prize, Sartre in 1964 and Le Duc Tho in 1973.More about the Literature Prize to Jean-Paul Sartre
50 out of all Laureates were younger than 40 years old at the year of the award. Youngest ever is 17-year old Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai.List of all Nobel Laureates by age
Alfred Nobel spoke 5 languages fluently at the age of 17. He worked as chemist, engineer and industrialist. He left 31 million SEK (today about 265 million dollar) to fund the Nobel Prizes.Alfred Nobel's life and work
In 1866 Alfred Nobel invented this new explosive material. An entirely new industry grew up, based on Alfred Nobel's patents and with Alfred as the initiator.Alfred Nobel's dynamite companies
In his will of 27 November 1895 signed in Paris, Alfred Nobel specified that the bulk of his fortune should be used for prizes - in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.Excerpt of Alfred Nobel's will
How much do you know about Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?Try the quiz
Learn about human blood types and blood transfusions!Play the Blood Typing Game
Collect a star and answer its laser question correctly.Play the Laser Challenge Game
Help your dog to cope with diabetes.Play the Diabetic Dog Game
Martin L. Perl, professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics, passed away on 30 September, 87 years old.
Nadine Gordimer, awarded the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature, died on 13 July 2014, 90 years old.Nobel Lecture: Writing and Being
Gerald M. Edelman, awarded the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for deciphering the structure of antibodies, died on 17 May at the age of 84.Video interview with Gerald M. Edelman