A model donated to the Nobel Museum showing the molecular structure of haemoglobin, discovered by 1962 Chemistry Laureate Max Perutz

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The Swedish Academy has decided to postpone the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, with the intention of awarding it in 2019.

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The former UN Secretary General was awarded the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize thanks to his work for a better organised and more peaceful world.

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Peace Laureate Kofi Annan.

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9 December 2018

Water is essential to the survival of humanity. Every drop is precious. The Nobel Week Dialogue is a free of charge, full-day event bringing together Nobel Laureates, experts and the public. This year’s dialogue will put the spotlight on the importance of water, and why and how we can make a difference together.

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The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World (3)
The museum showcases the discoveries and creativity of the Nobel Laureates.

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The story of each Peace Laureate is told at the museum.

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