Longevity, kind robots, and breakthroughs that are impossible to predict. Those are some of the topics when six Nobel Laureates map scenarios for the future in a discussion about the genetic revolution.
Laureates born in Japan have been awarded 21 Nobel Prizes during the years: ten Prizes in Physics, six in Chemistry, two in Physiology or Medicine, two in Literature and one Nobel Peace Prize. Watch all the Laureates above.
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
13 persons were awarded in 2014, two women and eleven men.See all 2014 Nobel Laureates and why they were awarded
Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations. View the full list of Nobel Prizes and Laureates.
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 47 times.
No person can nominate herself/himself for a Nobel Prize. But who may submit a candidate?More about the nomination process for a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
The nomination archive is now updated with the 1964 nominations. Search among the names of the nominees and nominators, as well as additional information about the nominations now revealed according to the 50 years rule.Explore the archive
Mahatma Gandhi, the strongest symbol of non-violence in the 20th century, was nominated for the Peace Prize a few days before he was killed on 30 January 1948.Read about the 'missing Laureate'
Geir Lundestad, former Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, answers questions about the Nobel Peace Prize: the selection process, the most popular and criticized prizes and more.All questions and answers
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
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Read the book? How much do you remember?Play the Lord of the Flies Game
Collect a star and answer its laser question correctly.Play the Laser Challenge Game
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
2005 Chemistry Laureate Yves Chavin passed away on 27 Januari, 84 years old. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis.Biography
Charles H. Townes, awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for the fundamental work that led to the construction of lasers, died on 27 January at the age of 99.Video interview