Watch the 2018 Nobel Lectures, Nobel Week Dialogue, the Prize Award Ceremonies and Nobel Peace Prize Forum Oslo live here at Nobelprize.org, starting with the Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine on Friday 7 December at 2.00 pm.
The new Nobel Laureates take center stage on 10 December in Stockholm and Oslo, where the Laureates will receive their Nobel Prizes and enjoy the Nobel Banquets afterwards.
According to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, each Nobel Laureate shall be presented with a Nobel Medal.
Flowers from the city of Sanremo in Italy, where Alfred Nobel spent his last years, decorate the festivities in the Stockholm Concert Hall and the City Hall each year.
The tables at the Nobel Banquet in the Stockholm City Hall are set with meticulous precision and care and comprise no fewer than some 7,000 porcelain pieces.
Each diploma is a unique work of art, created by leading Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers. Look at some of the diplomas here.
The front of the gold Nobel Prize medals depict Alfred Nobel. The image on the reverse varies according to the institution awarding the prize. Read more about the medals.
The current amount is at SEK 9 million per full Nobel Prize. A Nobel Prize can be awarded to up to Three laureates who share the prize sum. Find out more about the prize amounts throughout history.
904 individuals and 24 organizations have been awarded Nobel Prizes so far. See the full list of all Nobel Laureates, awarded for "the benefit of humankind".
"We know as a matter of history that in a world one degree warmer than today the average sea level was six to nine metres higher. That would mean that central London is underwater."
Steven Chu was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on lasers but today spends much of his time working on new solutions to tackle climate change.
In 2018, three new women joined the list of inspirational female laureates that have made our world a better place.
From Nadia Murad, campaigning to end sexual violence in war, and Frances Arnold, who conducted the first directed evolution of enzymes, to Donna Strickland, whose work revolutionised laser technology - these are women who changed the world.
The new Nobel Prize Lessons about this year's prizes are reliable and easy to use. Find the teacher's guides, slides, manuscripts and videos to use for free here. Print the texts for students and then start the class.
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.
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.
Physics Laureate Murray Gell-Mann passed away on 24 May. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.
Paul Greengard passed away on 13 April. He was awarded the 2000 Medicine Prize for his discovery of how dopamine and a number of other transmitters exert their action in the nervous system. Paul Greengard was 93 years old.
David J. Thouless was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016. His discoveries have brought about breakthroughs in the theoretical understanding of matter’s mysteries.
Medicine Laureate Sydney Brenner, awarded for his discoveries concerning the genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death, passed away on 5 April, age 92.