27 January is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust. Literature laureate Imre Kertèsz survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and spoke about it in his Nobel Prize banquet speech.
Chemistry laureate Avram Hershko’s grandparents perished in the Holocaust, but he and his parents had better luck.
Literature laureate Nelly Sachs could escape from the concentration camp in 1940, thanks to her penfriend, Swedish author and Nobel Prize laureate Selma Lagerlöf, and Prince Eugen of Sweden.
In this interview, 1986 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel talks about his perspectives on the world after World War II and remembers his time in concentration camp.
A team of female Yazidi deminers in Iraq attempting to clear their land of mines left behind by ISIS. A team of scientists on an extraordinary mission in Mozambique to help better our understanding of climate change. A man building prosthetic legs to help victims of war walk again in South Sudan … All are inspired by Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
Read Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Prize lecture.
Martin Luther King Jr. held his acceptance speech in the auditorium of the University of Oslo in Norway on 10 December 1964.
The first nomination arrived to the Norwegian Nobel Committee in January 1963. Not until 2014, the nominators were revealed.
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The 2022 prizes range from research on quantum mechanics and research on human evolution to documenting war crimes and the role of banks in financial crises.
On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris, France. The Swedish dynamite millionaire, who thought that his invention would end all wars, had now realised that it was a very deadly product. Wanting to make amends, he did what no man of such wealth had done before …
On 10 December 1901 the first Nobel Prizes were awarded, in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace. Read more about the first prizes.
Chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK (today about 265 million dollar) to fund the Nobel Prizes. Read more about his life and work.
Learn more about the way to find out about the human blood groups, blood typing and the importance of safe blood transfusions. See if you can save the lives of the patients in the game!
With this animated game, teachers are able to illustrate classical conditioning in the classroom. The object of the game is to train Pavlov’s dog to respond to a signal that it will associate with being fed.
In 1904, Ivan Pavlov was awarded with Nobel Prize for his pioneering studies of how the digestive system works.
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K. Alexander Müller was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1987 for the discovery of new superconducting materials He passed away on 9 January, age 95.
David Trimble passed away on 25 July. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize together with John Hume for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland.