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.The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1994
John F. Nash Jr. talks about the impact the Prize had on his life.
In his biography, John F. Nash Jr., describes his journey from mathematically talented child in Bluefield, West Virginia, to the 1994 Prize in Economic Sciences, awarded for his work on game theory. He also reflects on his struggle with mental disturbances.Biography of John Nash
The Nobel Foundation’s return on equity amounted to 15.8 per cent in 2014.Press release
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.
PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE - Monday 5 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest
PHYSICS - Tuesday 6 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 7 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
PEACE - Friday 9 October, 11:00 a.m.
ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 12 October, 1:00 p.m. at the earliest
LITERATURE - The date will be set later
Times listed are local time in Sweden (CET).
A discovery made by Barry Marshall and Robin Warren turned an established medical theory on its head.Watch the Laureates tell their story
Find out why Rita Levi-Montalcini's Nobel Prize awarded research began in a bedroom in Italy during World War II.Video interview with Rita Levi-Montalcini
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.Watch Tim Hunt lecture
Watch Martin Luther King Jr. delivering his acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, 1964.Watch the speech
Nobel Media in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall present the Nobel Prize Concert. The concert is held on 8 December every year as part of the official Nobel Week program of activities. It is a classical music concert of the highest international standard, and held in honor of the current year's Nobel Laureates.Enjoy previous concerts featuring Andris Nelsons, Riccardo Muti and others
One of today's most celebrated conductors, Franz Welser-Möst, will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at the 2015 Nobel Prize Concert. This year's soloist is the young pianist Daniil Trifonov. Tickets are now on sale at Konserthuset.se.More about the concert
Franz Welser-Möst was born in Austria in 1960. He started out studying violin before he developed an interest in conducting. His debut was at the Salzburg Festival in 1985. Currently, he holds the position as Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra since 2002.Read more at the Cleveland Orchestra's website
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
How much do you know about Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?Try the quiz
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
13 persons were awarded in 2014, two women and eleven men.See all 2014 Nobel Laureates and why they were awarded
Meet the Laureates and get insights into what gives them their drive and creativity. Discover what future challenges they are passionate about, and what it is really like being awarded the Nobel Prize.Nobel Prize Talks Podcast
Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat".Read Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Lecture
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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
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Can you find the hidden names of Literature Laureates in the ocean of letters.Try the game
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 ..."
Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer passed away on 26 March. He was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".Biography of Tomas Tranströmer
1980 Nobel Laureate in Physics Val Fitch, who contributed to the standard model of particle physics, died on 5 February at age 91.Video interview