27 January is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust. Literature Laureate Imre Kertèsz survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and spoke about it in his Nobel Banquet speech.Read the speech
In this interview, 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel talks about his perspectives on the world after World War II and recollects his time in concentration camp.Watch the interview
At the time of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement, the government refused to release Carl von Ossietzky from the concentration camp.
Chemistry Laureate Avram Hershko's grandparents perished in the Holocaust, but he and his parents had better luck.Read Avram Hershko's autobiography
Is the best kind of science useful science? In the round-table discussion program Nobel Minds, some of today's greatest minds converse about the discoveries for which they have been honored.Watch the program
Medicine Laureate Eric Kandel sees the divide between art and science as artificial. In this podcast episode, he discusses his exploration of learning and memory. He also talks about his childhood experiences of antisemitism in Vienna.
Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racism. Read more about Martin Luther King, Jr. at Nobelprize.org:
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Martin Luther King Jr. dreamt that all inhabitants of the United States would be judged by their personal qualities and not by the color of their skin. Read his Nobel Lecture "The Quest for Peace and Justice".Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Lecture
Martin Luther King Jr. held his acceptance speech on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December 1964.Watch or read the speech
The prize awarders decide the design of the Nobel Diplomas. Each diploma is a unique work of art.
In this interview, Hiroshi Amano explains what brought him to science.
In his Nobel Lecture, Shuji Nakamura gave the background story of his invention.
Eric Betzig dedicated his Nobel Lecture about super-resolution optics to "all people taking risks but in the end failed".
Watch Stefan W. Hell give a short and simple explanation of the fluorescence microscope.
William E. Moerner describes his Nobel Prize awarded work in easy-to-understand terms.
John O'Keefe describes his Nobel Prize awarded work in easy-to-understand terms.
In this conversation May-Britt Moser talks about the pure joy of exploring the connection between behaviour and the brain.
In his Nobel Lecture, Edvard I. Moser described his research, and revealed news from his work today.
Memory, identity and time are central themes for Patrick Modiano. Read, or listen to, an excerpt from his book Dora Bruder.
In the Nobel Diplomas, the artists try to summarize something of the atmosphere and character of each author's works.
In his Nobel Lecture, Kailash Satyarthi, called for "a march from exploitation to education, from poverty to shared prosperity, a march from slavery to liberty, and a march from violence to peace."
Malala Yousafzai dedicated her Peace Prize to "those forgotten children who want education. It is for those frightened children who want peace. It is for those voiceless children who want change."
In this interview clip, Kailash Satyarthi shares some memorable moments from the Nobel Days in Oslo, Norway.
Jean Tirole talks about what brought him to study economics: the combination of the rigorous mathematics and the human aspect of social sciences.
Read Jean Tirole's speech from the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for the Physics and Chemistry diplomas, and since 1969 also for the Economic Sciences diploma.
The 2014 Nobel Prize Concert, featured conductor Andris Nelsons, soprano Kristine Opolais, trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.More about the concert
Audiences across the globe joined Nobel Laureates, scientists and thought leaders in a dialogue on the scientific and cultural implications of our ageing world.Watch videos from the event
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway.
Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations.
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 Jean-Paul Sartre
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
Chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK (today about 265 million dollar) to fund the Nobel Prizes.Alfred Nobel's life and work
When Alfred was five years old his father Immanuel, inventor and builder, moved to St. Petersburg. Alfred joined him a few years later.Early years in St. Petersburg
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
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