2009 Nobel Laureate in Literature Herta Müller reads ‘Die Tiefe Stelle’ from her book “Der Mensch ist ein großer Fasan auf der Welt”. The video was recorded in Stockholm in December 2009.
This year 12 new laureates have been awarded for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind. Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.