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The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2009

Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden, 10 December

13 photos

  • In homage of Alfred Nobel, the city of Sanremo sends flowers every year to decorate the Stockholm Concert Hall. This year, the Hall was dressed in winter attire, with floral decorations exclusively in white and green nuances.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • Professor Joseph Nordgren presents the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Venkatraman Ramakrishnan receiving his Nobel Prize in Chemistry from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • The Swedish Royal Family (front row, left to right): Queen Silvia, King Carl XVI Gustaf, and Crown Princess Victoria. Princess Madeleine and Prince Carl Philip can be seen on the second row.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Close-up from the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony (from left to right): Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Jack W. Szostak, Nobel Laureate in Literature Herta Müller and Laureate in Economic Sciences Elinor Ostrom.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • Nobel Laureate Elizabeth H. Blackburn after receiving her Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden at the 2009 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Soloist Mira Pyne and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performed music from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini and Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The 2009 Nobel Laureates stand for the Swedish national anthem (from left): Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak, Herta Müller, Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • Charles K. Kao, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physics, with his wife Mrs May W. Kao after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Ada E. Yonath with her grand-daughter, Noa (left), and her sister, Mrs Nurit Raviv (right), after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm
  • Jonathan Glenn Steitz (left) shakes hands with his father, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Thomas A. Steitz (right), in front of the bust of Alfred Nobel in the Stockholm Concert Hall.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

In homage of Alfred Nobel, the city of Sanremo sends flowers every year to decorate the Stockholm Concert Hall. This year, the Hall was dressed in winter attire, with floral decorations exclusively in white and green nuances.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

Professor Joseph Nordgren presents the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan receiving his Nobel Prize in Chemistry from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

The Swedish Royal Family (front row, left to right): Queen Silvia, King Carl XVI Gustaf, and Crown Princess Victoria. Princess Madeleine and Prince Carl Philip can be seen on the second row.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Close-up from the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony (from left to right): Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Jack W. Szostak, Nobel Laureate in Literature Herta Müller and Laureate in Economic Sciences Elinor Ostrom.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

Nobel Laureate Elizabeth H. Blackburn after receiving her Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden at the 2009 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Soloist Mira Pyne and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performed music from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini and Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The 2009 Nobel Laureates stand for the Swedish national anthem (from left): Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak, Herta Müller, Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

Charles K. Kao, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physics, with his wife Mrs May W. Kao after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Ada E. Yonath with her grand-daughter, Noa (left), and her sister, Mrs Nurit Raviv (right), after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

Jonathan Glenn Steitz (left) shakes hands with his father, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Thomas A. Steitz (right), in front of the bust of Alfred Nobel in the Stockholm Concert Hall.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2009 Photo: Frida Westholm

 

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