Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 6 October 2021.

“It’s a game changer. Like a new chess piece that is very, very powerful”

Immediately following the announcement of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Professor Peter Somfai, member of the Nobel Committee, spoke to journalist Joanna Rose regarding the chemistry prize.

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