The date and time for the announcements of the recipients of the Nobel Prize and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel are now set.
PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE - Monday 3 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest
PHYSICS - Tuesday 4 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 5 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
PEACE - Friday 7 October, 11:00 a.m.
ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 10 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
LITERATURE - The date will be set later.
Times listed are local time in Sweden (CET).
A Laureate is a person honoured for high achievement in a particular field. A Nobel Laureate is someone who is awarded the Nobel Prize.
The word "laureate" refers to being signified by the laurel wreath. In ancient Greece, laurel wreaths were awarded to victors as a sign of honour.More Nobel Prize facts
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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
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Jonas Kaufmann, "the most important versatile tenor of his generation", will perform at the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm, Sweden, on 8 December 2016. Gianandrea Noseda, newly appointed music director at the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC, USA, will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Tickets are on sale at Konserthuset.se.More about the 2016 Nobel Prize Concert
The Nobel Prize Concert is a classical music concert of the highest international standard, arranged every year by Nobel Media in cooperation with the Stockholm Concert Hall, and held in honour of the current year's Nobel Laureates. The concert is held on 8 December as part of the official Nobel Week program of activities.Enjoy previous concerts featuring Andris Nelsons, Riccardo Muti and others
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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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James W. Cronin passed away on 25 August, 84 years old. He was awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that the matter-antimatter symmetry is violated when the neutral K-meson decays.
Ahmed Zewail passed away on 2 August at age 70. He was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his pioneering investigation of fundamental chemical reactions, using ultra-short laser flashes, on the time scale on which the reactions actually occur.Biography
Elie Wiesel, 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Holocaust survivor, passed away on 2 July at age 87. Elie Wiesel saw the struggle against indifference as a struggle for peace. In his words: "The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference".Biography