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Nobel Prizes 2020

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

“for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”

Roger Penrose preliminary portrait

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“for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”

Reinhard Genzel preliminary portrait

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“for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”

Andrea Ghez preliminary portrait

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

“for the development of a method for genome editing”

Emmanuelle Charpentier preliminary portrait

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“for the development of a method for genome editing”

Jennifer A. Doudna preliminary portrait

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020

“for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus”

Harvey J. Alter preliminary portrait

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“for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus”

Michael Houghton preliminary portrait

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“for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus”

Charles M. Rice preliminary portrait

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

“for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”

Louise Glück preliminary portrait

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The Nobel Peace Prize 2020

“for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.”

World Food Programme logotype

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The Prize in Economic Sciences 2020

“for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”

Paul R. Milgrom preliminary portrait

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“for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”

Robert B. Wilson preliminary portrait

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