From 1956 to 1965 Rudolph Marcus developed a theory for electron transfer - a work which has greatly stimulated experimental developments in chemistry. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992. On 21 July, he celebrates his 94th birthday. As a child, he enjoyed mathematics and jig saw puzzles. Listen to his recollection of childhood memories.Watch Rudolph Marcus
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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo passed away on 13 July 2017. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has received the news of his death with regret and great sadness.Read the statement by Ms Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
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.
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).
Between 1901 and 2016, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded to 911 people and organizations. See the full list!All Nobel Prizes
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 26 times to organizations.See the list of awarded organizations
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 49 times between 1901 and 2016.
Youngest Nobel Laureate ever is Malala Yousafzai. She was 17 years old when she was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.All Nobel Laureates by age
Here, Toni Morrison, 1993 Literature Laureate, talks about the power of language, and that it's important that we all take responsibility for it, as "it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference - the way in which we are like no other life."More summer listening
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Sathyarthi's vision is to put an end to child labour. At grass-root level he has achieved the release of some 80,000 children so far. His Nobel Lecture is a call for action: "Today it is time for every child to have the right to life". The lecture starts with some pieces in Hindi.More summer listening
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
Human blood groups were discovered in 1901 by Karl Landsteiner, later awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.More on Karl Landsteiner
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. Here, they tell their story.
Find out why Rita Levi-Montalcini's Nobel Prize awarded research began in a bedroom in Italy during World War II.
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.
Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for civil rights and social justice. Watch his acceptance speech.
Watch Mother Teresa delivering her acceptance speech after being awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
"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.
Bob Dylan recorded his Nobel Lecture on 4 June 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Listen to the audio here, or read the lecture.
Literary mastery, pioneering science, life-saving discoveries and actions for peace and human rights - achievements of women around the world awarded the Nobel Prize. See them all in this video.
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
Eleven persons were awarded Nobel Prizes in 2016. See a short presentation of them here.2016 Nobel Laureates
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Tickets are now on sale at Konserthuset.se.More about the concert
Nobel Laureates and hundreds of distinguished colleagues will discuss the role of science in schools, teacher development and the unifying force of humanism at the Nobel Teacher Summit in Stockholm, Sweden, on 6 October.More about the Nobel Teacher Summit
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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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Nobel Center is to be built on Blasieholmen, on a wonderful site along Stockholm's central waterfront. Through its broad public activities, the Nobel Center will invite people into the Nobel Prize's unique world of natural sciences, humanities and peace efforts and become a meeting place that inspires curiosity and creativity.
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