By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The organisation shared the inspiring video to celebrate International Women's Day.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:54 PM IST
- Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk experiments with form and translates The Lost Soul, from Polish to English and merged with illustrations to produce a picture book to attract readers of various ages and backgrounds
Rome | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 01:23 PM IST
The World Food Program will receive its Nobel Peace Prize Thursday, in an event very different from the traditional pomp-filled celebration in the Norwegian capital because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Banerjee said that India’s initial policy response to the Covid-19 pandemic was focused on ensuring that the financial sector, especially banks, did not see a worsening of their pre-Covid crisis.
Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:24 AM IST
This year, it is the coronavirus pandemic that has thrown a spanner in the works, with the traditionally lavish banquets in Stockholm and Oslo -- held on the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death on December 10 -- replaced by online events and the winners awarded their trophies at home.
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:39 PM IST
Ramakrishnan, who won the Nobel for chemistry in 2009, was the first Indian-origin scientist elected president of the society in 2015
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Jeffrey Archer, who calls his ability to pen best-selling novels a “God-given gift”, says he has been lucky to achieve the success he has had
Tokyo | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaaurav
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Koshiba devised the construction of giant underground chambers to detect neutrinos, elusive particles that stream from the sun.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:30 AM IST
The official Instagram account of Nobel Prize shared this post about Carol Greider.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2020 10:09 PM IST
“Paul, it’s Bob Wilson. You’ve won the Nobel Prize,” Robert B Wilson says in the video.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:34 PM IST
A Nobel Prize is worth less each year. What’s more, these awards no longer generate much interest or suspense.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 04:45 PM IST
The economics prize, won by Paul Krugman and Milton Friedman in the past, was the final of the six awards in 2020.
Stockholm | By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 03:49 PM IST
Americans Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for “improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 07:50 PM IST
The academy gave the award to Glück for her “candid and uncompromising” work and praised the writer “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 04:23 PM IST
In 2018, the Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed after sex abuse allegations rocked the Swedish Academy.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 04:52 PM IST
The announcement comes after years of controversy and scandal for the world’s pre-eminent literary accolade.
‘Only thing better winning Nobel Prize yourself is...’ Jennifer A Doudna’s professor reacts to her win
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 04:16 PM IST
On Wednesday, the Nobel Committee awarded the prize for chemistry to two women. It was the first time a Nobel prize was shared by two women.
Stockholm | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Working on opposite sides of the Atlantic, Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna developed a method known as CRISPR-cas9 that can be used to alter the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 06:04 PM IST
In the 111 occasions that the Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded since 1901, this is the first time two women have shared it
2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for development of a method for genome editing
By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 03:37 PM IST
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for development of a method for genome editing.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 08:26 AM IST
Marie Curie, the only woman to have received two Nobel Prizes, received the recognition for physics and chemistry. British biochemist Frederick Sanger had received it twice for his work on structure of proteins, especially that of insulin
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:52 AM IST
The $1.1 million prize was shared by three scientists credited with unraveling some of the trickiest mysteries of black holes, a point in space with a force of gravity so strong that even light cannot escape.
London | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 08:34 PM IST
“It was an extreme honour and great pleasure to hear the news this morning in a slightly unusual way - I had to get out of my shower to hear it,” Penrose told reporters.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:54 PM IST
One half of the award went to the American mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose who had in 1965 shown that Einstein’s theory of relativity led to the formation of black holes that engulf everything, including light because of the massive gravitational pull. Not even Albert Einstein thought that black holes could actually exist.
Stockholm | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Noble Prize for Physics 2020: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that Briton Roger Penrose will receive half of this year’s prize “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 10:35 AM IST
There have been six years when the Nobel Prize for Physics was not awarded, including 1916, 1931, 1934, and 1940 through 1942 because of the prevailing World War-I and II
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:31 AM IST
Two Americans and a Briton won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for identifying the Hepatitis C virus, in work spanning decades that has helped to limit the spread of the fatal disease and develop antiviral drugs to cure it.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The discovery saved ‘millions of lives’, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute
Stockholm | By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2020 03:28 PM IST
“Prior to their work, the discovery of the Hepatitis A and B viruses had been critical steps forward,” the Nobel Assembly at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute said in a statement on awarding the prize of 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.1 million).
Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 03:39 PM IST
Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice win Nobel medicine prize “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”