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The Norwegian Nobel Committee has received the news about the medical parole given to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo with a mixture of relief and deep worry.Read the statement from the Norwegian Nobel Committee
As a tribute to the absent Nobel Laureate, Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Medal and Diploma were placed on an empty chair during the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo, Norway, 10 December 2010. Photo: Ken Opprann
Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China".Read Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Lecture in Absentia
Learn about Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo's brave struggle for fundamental human rights in China in this short video from the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway: I Have No Enemies - Liu Xiaobo. The video is based on the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate exhibition in 2010.
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.
Bob Dylan recorded his Nobel Lecture on 4 June 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Listen to the audio here, or read the lecture.
You can also listen to Bob Dylan's Nobel Lecture on SoundCloud
Eleven persons were awarded Nobel Prizes in 2016. See a short presentation of them here.2016 Nobel Laureates
Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 579 times to 911 people and 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 17-year old Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai.All Nobel Laureates by age
Leonid Hurwicz was 90 years old when he was awarded the 2007 Prize in Economic Sciences.More about Leonid Hurwicz
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
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
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
Meet the Nobel Laureates and get insights into what gives them their drive and creativity. Find your favourite among all 29 available episodes.Nobel Prize Talks Podcast
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).
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
The Nobel Foundation manages the assets made available through Alfred Nobel's will for the awarding of the Nobel Prizes.
The financial management of the Nobel Foundation
The Nobel Foundation Annual Report 2016 (pdf)
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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