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The image shows all the women recipients pf the Nobel prize.(Instagram/@nobelprize_org)

Nobel Prize organisation shares clip of women who have changed the world

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The organisation shared the inspiring video to celebrate International Women's Day.
Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores(Twitter/7StoriesPress/tokarczuk_olga)
Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores(Twitter/7StoriesPress/tokarczuk_olga)

Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores

AP |
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
In Oslo, the head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, will give a webcast statement, after which David Beasley, the U.N. agency boss, will give an acceptance speech from Rome, where it is based.(Associated Press)
In Oslo, the head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, will give a webcast statement, after which David Beasley, the U.N. agency boss, will give an acceptance speech from Rome, where it is based.(Associated Press)

UN food agency to receive Nobel prize in online event

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.
Dr Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate & Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT, in conversation with Dr Niranjan Rajadhyaksha, Research Director and Senior Fellow, IDFC Institute, during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Dr Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate & Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT, in conversation with Dr Niranjan Rajadhyaksha, Research Director and Senior Fellow, IDFC Institute, during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Next Budget should focus on bolstering economic sentiment: Nobel laureate Banerjee

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.
Nobel prizes are awarded every year in a number of categories -- medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.(AP)
Nobel prizes are awarded every year in a number of categories -- medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.(AP)

Wars, rows and scandals: When the Nobels didn’t go as planned

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.
Venki Ramakrishnan(Royal Society’s official website)
Venki Ramakrishnan(Royal Society’s official website)

UK was poorly prepared for Covid-19 pandemic, says Venki Ramakrishnan

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
Jeffrey Archer’s works have been translated into more than 37 languages(PHOTO: FACEBOOK)
Jeffrey Archer’s works have been translated into more than 37 languages(PHOTO: FACEBOOK)

I do think about what would’ve happened had I remained in politics: Archer

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
Koshiba worked at the Kamiokande neutrino detector, a huge facility built in the mountains in central Japan(AP)
Koshiba worked at the Kamiokande neutrino detector, a huge facility built in the mountains in central Japan(AP)

Japan Nobel laureate Masatoshi Koshiba who found neutrinos dies at 94

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.
The image shows Carol Greider.(Instagram/@nobelprize_org)
The image shows Carol Greider.(Instagram/@nobelprize_org)

Nobel laureate Carol Greider’s inspiring journey to success with dyslexia

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.
Robert B Wilson and his wife standing outside Paul R Milgrom’s house.(Twitter/@Stanford)
Robert B Wilson and his wife standing outside Paul R Milgrom’s house.(Twitter/@Stanford)

Nobel Prize winner gets a knock on his door at 2:15 am. It was his co-winner telling him they’d won

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.
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy Ahmed. (Representational Image)(Wikimedia Commons)
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy Ahmed. (Representational Image)(Wikimedia Commons)

The Nobel Prize isn’t what it used to be

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.
A file photo shows a gold Nobel Prize medal. 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.”(AP Photo)
A file photo shows a gold Nobel Prize medal. 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.”(AP Photo)

Before Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, Americans have dominated Nobel Prize in economics

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.
Americans Paul R. Milgrom, left on screen, and Robert B. Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats."(AP photo)
Americans Paul R. Milgrom, left on screen, and Robert B. Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats."(AP photo)

Paul R Milgrom, Robert B Wilson win Nobel Prize in economics

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.
(Yale.edu)
(Yale.edu)

The Wild Iris, Averno: Nobel laureate Louise Glück’s notable work

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.”
A bust of Alfred Nobel is pictured in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 5.(AFP Photo)
A bust of Alfred Nobel is pictured in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 5.(AFP Photo)

Nobel Prize for Literature to be announced shortly: Here are the probables

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.
(Yale.edu)
(Yale.edu)

American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

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.
American biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley.(Reuters)
American biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley.(Reuters)

‘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.
Charpentier and Doudna’s work allows for laser-sharp snips in the long strings of DNA that make up the code of life, enabling scientists to precisely edit specific genes to remove errors that lead to diseases.(Reuters file photo)
Charpentier and Doudna’s work allows for laser-sharp snips in the long strings of DNA that make up the code of life, enabling scientists to precisely edit specific genes to remove errors that lead to diseases.(Reuters file photo)

Nobel for the creators of genetic scissors

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.
In this March 14, 2016 file photo American biochemist Jennifer A. Doudna ( left), and the French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier during a photo in Frankfurt, Germany. French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize 2020 in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing.(AP)
In this March 14, 2016 file photo American biochemist Jennifer A. Doudna ( left), and the French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier during a photo in Frankfurt, Germany. French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize 2020 in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing.(AP)

Gene editing technique gets two women the Nobel prize for chemistry

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
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
This file photo taken on October 23, 2015 shows French researcher in Microbiology, Genetics and Biochemistry Emmanuelle Charpentier (L) and US professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, Jennifer Doudna on the stage after receiving the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Reseach from Spain's King Felipe during the Princess of Asturias awards ceremony at the Campoamor Theatre in Oviedo.(AFP)
This file photo taken on October 23, 2015 shows French researcher in Microbiology, Genetics and Biochemistry Emmanuelle Charpentier (L) and US professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, Jennifer Doudna on the stage after receiving the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Reseach from Spain's King Felipe during the Princess of Asturias awards ceremony at the Campoamor Theatre in Oviedo.(AFP)

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.
The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been received by 71 scientists from the USA, followed by 33 from Germany and the UK each, respectively.(AFP)
The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been received by 71 scientists from the USA, followed by 33 from Germany and the UK each, respectively.(AFP)

Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Marie Curie, daughter Irene among five women ever awarded

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
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
David Haviland, member of the Nobel Committee for Physics and Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Goran K. Hansson announce the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics presented on the screen: Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez during a news conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in Stockholm, Sweden October 6, 2020.(Reuters photo)
David Haviland, member of the Nobel Committee for Physics and Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Goran K. Hansson announce the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics presented on the screen: Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez during a news conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in Stockholm, Sweden October 6, 2020.(Reuters photo)

Scientists Penrose, Genzel and Ghez get Nobel Prize for revealing universe’s ‘darkest secrets’

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.
A handout picture released by Oxford University shows Roger Penrose posing on October 6, 2020 in Oxford after winning the Nobel Physics Prize.(AFP)
A handout picture released by Oxford University shows Roger Penrose posing on October 6, 2020 in Oxford after winning the Nobel Physics Prize.(AFP)

Nobel Prize winner Roger Penrose says had to get out of his shower to hear the news

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.
One half of the award went to the American mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose. The other half of the prize was shared by the German astrophysicist Reinhard Genzel and American astronomer Andrea M Ghez whose groups have been focussing at a region called Sagittarius A* at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.(AGENCIES.)
One half of the award went to the American mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose. The other half of the prize was shared by the German astrophysicist Reinhard Genzel and American astronomer Andrea M Ghez whose groups have been focussing at a region called Sagittarius A* at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.(AGENCIES.)

Three scientists share Nobel Physics Prize 2020 for their work on black holes

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.
Physicists Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez received the Nobel Prize for 2020.(Twitter/TheNobel Prize)
Physicists Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez received the Nobel Prize for 2020.(Twitter/TheNobel Prize)

2020 Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez

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”.
A bust of Alfred Nobel, known for his invention of dynamite, who signed off his fortunes to a series of five prizes in his last will in 1985 that came to be recognised as the Nobel Prizes(AFP)
A bust of Alfred Nobel, known for his invention of dynamite, who signed off his fortunes to a series of five prizes in his last will in 1985 that came to be recognised as the Nobel Prizes(AFP)

Nobel Prize for Physics to be announced today; Only 3 women have received it so far

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
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
Thomas Perlmann, secretary of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet and of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announces Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(Reuters photo)
Thomas Perlmann, secretary of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet and of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announces Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(Reuters photo)

Hepatitis C discovery earns trio Nobel Prize for Medicine

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.
Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice, are seen on a screen as they are announced as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.(via REUTERS)
Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice, are seen on a screen as they are announced as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.(via REUTERS)

Nobel Prize 2020 in medicine: Who are Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles M Rice?

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
Nobel Committee member Patrik Ernfors sits in front of a screen displaying the work field of the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(AFP)
Nobel Committee member Patrik Ernfors sits in front of a screen displaying the work field of the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(AFP)

Scientists who helped identify Hepatitis C virus win 2020 Nobel Medicine Prize

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).
Thomas Perlmann, secretary of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet and of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announces Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(via REUTERS)
Thomas Perlmann, secretary of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet and of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announces Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice as the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.(via REUTERS)

Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M Rice win Nobel medicine prize

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.”
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