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What does music mean to you? Do you use it to help relieve stress, anxiety and fall asleep to? For many, the value of music is endless and scientists and Nobel Laureates are no exception. From seeing problems in a new way to fostering discipline, expressing creativity to working as a team, music has helped…

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The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 54 times between 1901 and 2019. Only one woman, Marie Curie, has been honoured twice, with the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. This means that 53 women in total have been awarded the Nobel Prize…

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  On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes. As described in Nobel’s will, one part was dedicated to “the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine”.…

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  Between 1901 and 2019, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 597 times to 950 people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 919 individuals and 24 organizations. Below, you can view the full list of Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates.…

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  The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded 110 times to 219 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2019. Click on the links to get more information. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020 The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has not been awarded yet. It will be announced on…

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This list shows the universities, research institutions or companies Nobel Laureates were affiliated with at the time of the Nobel Prize announcement. Only Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine, and Laureates in Economic Sciences are shown in the list. A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia (1) “for developing semiconductor heterostructures used…

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This list shows the Laureates by age at the year of the award. Age 17 (1) “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education” Age 25 (1) “for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays” Age 31 (4)…

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by Jan Lindsten and Nils Ringertz Introduction “‚ĶThe whole of my remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way: The capital shall be invested by my executors in safe securities and shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during…

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The Nobel Laureates are required “to give a lecture on a subject connected with the work for which the prize has been awarded”according to the Nobel Foundation statutes. The lecture should be given before, or no later than six months after, the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, which takes place in Stockholm or, in the case…

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ChildhoodI was born in the small city of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia, in 1948. My parents were family physicians. My grandfather and great grandfather on my mother’s side were geologists. My great-grandfather on my father’s side, before coming to Australia as a minister of the Church of England, had lived for some time in Hawaii,…

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