Announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 9 October 2019.
Interview about the awarded work
“We can see an enormous, dramatic effect on society because of this fantastic battery”
Immediately after the announcement on 9 October 2019, Professor Olof Ramström, member of the Nobel Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose regarding this year’s prize and the huge, everyday impact of the development of lithium-ion batteries.
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
See them all presented here.