Monday, October 14, 2019

Nobel Prize Winners 2019: Check Complete Winner List [Download PDF]

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The Nobel Prize 2019 announcements are underway this fortnight, with the first prize, in the category of physiology or medicine. Nobel Prize in physics, chemistry,  literature and peace have been announced and economic sciences will follow within next a few days. 


Nobel Prizes are recognised as the most prestigious honours for outstanding contributions for humanity awarded in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economic Sciences by Swedish and Norwegian institutions.

Nobel winners are given a medal, a certificate and a cash award of about $900,000 (when multiple people win a single Nobel, they typically split the cash award.)

Here are the 2019 Nobel Prize winners (so far) : 


Field
Winner
Country
Description
Physiology or Medicine
William G. Kaelin
USA
"For their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability."
Peter J. Ratcliffe
United Kingdom
Gregg L. Semenza
USA
Physics
Jim Peebles

Canada
"For theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology"
Michel Mayor
Switzerland
"For the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star."
Didier Queloz
Switzerland
Chemistry
Akira Yoshino
Japan
"For the development of lithium-ion batteries."
M. Stanley Whittingham
United Kingdom
John B. Goodenough
USA
Literature
Peter Handke
Austria
"For an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."
Peace
Abiy Ahmed Ali
Ethiopia
"For his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea."
Economic Sciences
Abhijit Banerjee
India
"For their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."
Michael Kremer
USA
Esther Duflo
France


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