Gabriel García Márquez, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1982, passed away on 17 April.1982 Nobel Prize in Literature
At the Nobel Center, the focus will be on the stories of the Nobel Laureates. These are stories of courage, conviction and persistence - stories which prove that ideas can change the world.Press release
A unanimous competition jury has selected David Chipperfield's and Christoph Felger's slender brass-clad building as the winner in the Nobel Center architectural competition.More about David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE - Monday 6 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest
PHYSICS - Tuesday 7 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 8 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
PEACE - Friday 10 October, 11:00 a.m.
ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 13 October, 1:00 p.m. at the earliest
LITERATURE - The date will be set later
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The vast majority of experts agree that climate change is taking place and that human activity has a role to play. ”The risks are unacceptable”, says Chemistry Laureate Mario Molina, who has chaired a new report on climate change. But the good news is that we can do something about it.Listen to Mario Molina
As a student Martin Chalfie became convinced that science was not for him. Now the 2008 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry enjoys spreading news of the social, collaborative joy of science to new generations. Here, he discusses the beauty of the scientific field of touch and why failed experiments mean making progress.Play 44 min.
People age biologically at very different rates, according to Medicine Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn. Here, she discusses how her scientific discoveries concerning telomeres transform the way we look upon aging, and as longevity increases over time, how we can look upon the elderly as a resource.Play 49.min.
To master modeling is an art, says Eric Maskin. In this conversation, the 2007 Laureate in Economic Sciences explains how models can be applied to help tackle societal issues such as income inequality. He also talks about the beauty of mathematics, the importance of practicing his clarinet, and what it is like to live in Albert Einstein's old house.Play 41 min.
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
Eleven men, one woman and one organization were awarded in 2013.
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Riccardo Muti conducted the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme comprising Verdi, Martucci and Respighi.
Watch the concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall
Dale T. Mortensen, awarded the 2010 Prize in Economic Sciences for the study of labour markets, passed away on 9 January.Biography
John Cornforth, awarded the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions, died on 14 December. John Cornforth was and still is the only Australian awarded a Chemistry Prize.Short biography
Nelson Mandela, 1993 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, died on 5 December. He was awarded the Prize together with Frederik Willem de Klerk for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime.Short biography