The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 is to be awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.Press release
Watch Kaci Kullman Five, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, announce the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize to National Dialogue Quartet.
Ouided Bouchamaoui, President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, about the National Dialogue in Tunisia being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.Transcript of the interview
An interview (in French) with Houcine Abassi, Secretary General of The Tunisian General Labour Union, UGTT, on the Nobel Peace Prize.
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An interview (in French) with Abdessattar Ben Moussa, President of The Tunisian Human Rights League, on the Nobel Peace Prize. "It's an important sign for the neighbouring countries".
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An interview (in French) with Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh, President of The Tunisian Order of Lawyers, about the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.Transcript of the interview (in English)
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 is awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time".
Interview with Svetlana Alexievich, awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, while the taxi waited outside to take her to the press conference.Transcript of the interview
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"I'm not a politician. I’m not used to talk on two phones at the same time." Life is getting busy for Tomas Lindahl, awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. In this short interview, Tomas Lindahl also talks about his research and early days in Sweden.Interview and transcript
Paul Modrich was on vacation in his little cabin in the woods in New Hampshire when he got the news through e-mail that he had been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. "I’m in the right place at the right time."Interview and transcript
"My wife took the call and woke me up". Chemistry Laureate Aziz Sancar on being awarded the Nobel Prize.Interview and transcript
An interview with Takaaki Kajita. Hear how he reacted when he got the call that he has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics.Interview and transcript
"It's ironic, in order to observe the sun you have to go kilometers under ground. That's not what you would expect." says Arthur B. McDonald, awarded the 2015 Physics Prize.Interview and transcript
See all Nobel Laureates in Physics and why they were awarded the Nobel Prize.All Nobel Laureates in Physics
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was awarded with one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.Read more
Listen to an interview with William C. Campbell, one of the three new Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine. He was asleep when he got the prize call.Interview and transcript
An interview with Satoshi Ōmura on golf, great scientists, and being awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.Interview and transcript
Listen to a short interview with Youyou Tu following the announcement of the 2015 Medicine Prize (Chinese and English).Interview and transcript
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
An entirely new industry grew up, based on Alfred Nobel's patents and with Alfred as the initiator.Alfred Nobel's dynamite companies
In his will of 27 November 1895 signed in Paris, Alfred Nobel specified that the bulk of his fortune should be used for prizes.Excerpt of Alfred Nobel's will
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Jean-Paul Sartre and Le Duc Tho both declined the Nobel Prize.More about the Literature Prize to Jean-Paul Sartre
Five married couples have been awarded Nobel Prizes.Read more
Alfred Nobel wanted most of his fortune to be used for prizes to award those who had "conferred the greatest benefit to mankind". See who Nobelprize.org's visitors thought were worthy of a Nobel Prize.Read the suggestions
No person can nominate herself/himself for a Nobel Prize. But who can? And how are these persons chosen?Read more about how the Nobel Laureates are nominated
Search among the names of the nominees and nominators, as well as additional information about the nominations 1901-1964.Search in the archive
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Although famed for his theories of relativity, it was his law about light that gave Albert Einstein his Nobel Prize.More about Einstein's Nobel Prize in Physics
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
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
Each Nobel Diploma is a unique work of art, created by foremost Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers.More about the Nobel Diplomas
The Nobel medals show the image of Alfred Nobel on the face. The image on the reverse varies according to the institution awarding the prize.More about the Nobel Medals
The Nobel Prize amount for 2013 was set at SEK 8.0 million per full Nobel Prize. Until 1968, in principle more than three persons could share a Nobel Prize, but this never happened in practice.More about the Nobel Prize Amount
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The planning of the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, Sweden continues with the aim of creating a public meeting place with a focus on science, culture and peace. A revised proposal of the building is now unveiled.
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Yoichiro Nambu, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2008 for the discovery of the mechanism of spontaneous broken symmetry in subatomic physics, passed away on 5 July, 94 years old.Biography
Irwin Rose, 2004 Chemistry Laureate, died on 2 June, 88 years old. His research made it possible to understand at molecular level how the cell controls a number of central processes by breaking down certain proteins and not others.Biography
John F. Nash Jr., awarded the 1994 Prize in Economic Sciences together with John C. Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten for "pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games", died on 23 May in a car crash, 86 years old.Biography of John F. Nash Jr.
Günter Grass, awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature, died on 13 April, aged 87. "The rat has been awarded a Nobel Prize", he said in his Nobel Lecture.Günter Grass' Nobel Lecture: "To Be Continued ..."