On This Day, October 13, 2016…Bob Dylan was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first songwriter to ever win the award.Dylan was the 12th Nobel laureate from the United States and the first American to win since Toni Morrison was... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which is responsible for selecting the Nobel Peace Prize recipients each year, decided to award this year's prize to Mohammadi, 51, "for her fight against the oppression... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig on Monday for their research on banks and financial crises.Bernanke, of The Brookings Institute, served as chair of the Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014, where... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Belarusian human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski and two groups, Memorial, a human rights organization from Russia and the Center for Civil Liberties, which is based in Ukraine.The prizes were awarded for contributions to... Read More.
(STOCKHOLM) -- A trio of scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work in quantum mechanics.The award was split among Alain Aspect of the Université Paris-Saclay and École Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France; John F. Clauser of J.F. Clauser & Associates in Walnut... Read More.
(STOCKHOLM) -- A Swedish scientist won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for his work in evolution.The committee awarded Svante Pääbo, director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, "for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct... Read More.
(STOCKHOLM) -- Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Wednesday for their work in making molecules "click."Two Americans, K. Barry Sharpless of Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, and Carolyn Bertozzi of Stanford University in California, and one Dane -- Morten Meldal at... Read More.