Marie Curie discovered the elements radium and polonium. She is the only woman to have been awarded two prizes, one in Physics and one in Chemistry.More facts about Marie Curie
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
Although famed for his theory of general relativity, it was his law about light that gave Albert Einstein the Nobel Prize in Physics 95 years ago.Albert Einstein's biography
Human blood groups were discovered in 1901 by Karl Landsteiner, later awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.More on Karl Landsteiner
"I swore never to be silent". Listen to Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel's speech at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.
Watch Mother Teresa delivering her acceptance speech after being awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
This documentary recognises four of the 2012 Nobel Laureates whose discoveries has have led to huge leaps forward in the understanding of medical research.
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).
Physics Prize 1921
Martin Luther King Jr.
Peace Prize 1964
Literature Prize 1913
Peace Prize 2014
Peace Prize 1979
The Nobel Foundation’s capital has grown by one billion Swedish kronor since 2011.The financial management of the Nobel Foundation
Between 1901 and 2015, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 573 times to 900 people and organizations.
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 49 times between 1901 and 2015.
Youngest Nobel Laureate ever is 17-year old Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai. 50 out of all Laureates were younger than 40 years old at the year of the award.All Nobel Laureates by age
Leonid Hurwicz was 90 years old when he was awarded the 2007 Prize in Economic Sciences.More about Leonid Hurwicz
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
The Nobel Foundation’s capital has grown by one billion Swedish kronor since 2011
Learning for Life – Nobel Prize Series Dubai inspires engagement in science
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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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Train a dog to drool on command! It's all about conditioned learning.Play the Pavlov's Dog Game
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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
Sir Harold Kroto was awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of carbon atoms bound in the form of a ball - fullerenes. He passed away on 30 April, 76 years old.Biography
Walter Kohn passed away on 21 April, 93 years old. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of the density-functional theory. This presented new opportunities for calculations involving chemical structures and reactions.Biography