Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates
Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes 2009

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Charles Kuen Kao

"for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication"

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Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith

"for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath

"for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome"

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Jack W. Szostak thumb picture
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak

"for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase"

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Herta Müller

"who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"

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Barack H. Obama

"for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"

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Elinor Ostrom

"for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons"

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Oliver E. Williamson

"for his analysis of economic governance, especially the boundaries of the firm"

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