2013 Chemistry Prize will be announced in:
Wednesday 9 October, 11:45 a.m.
Number: 104 Prizes to 163 Laureates
Average age of a Chemistry Laureate: 57
Awarded women: 4
More facts on the Chemistry Prize
“The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have made the most important chemical discovery or improvement ...”(Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel)
Chemistry was the most important science for Alfred Nobel’s own work. The development of his inventions as well as the industrial processes he employed were based upon chemical knowledge. Chemistry was the second prize area that Nobel mentioned in his will.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden.
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