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Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel (21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) is perhaps the most known Swedish in the world. He is largely depicted as a lonely millionaire who, despite his enormous wealth was unhappy, deeply melancholic and left some heart touching love stories behind him. Alfred Nobel was born in a family of engineers in 1833 ..

Nobel Prize for Economics, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Economics, 2020 was awarded to Paul R Milogrom and Robert B Wilson. They were awarded for improvements to Auction Theory and also for inventing new auction formats. The prize is also called Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The theory formulated by Milgrom allowed calculating common and private values that vary ..

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Nobel Prize in Literature, 2020

The Nobel Prize, 2020 was awarded to Louise Gluck for her poetry. She is the first female poet to win the prize since Wislawa Szymborska in 1996. Though Olga Tokarczuk and several other women have received the prize in literature category they were all writers and not a poet. Thus, Louis Gluck is the second ..

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2020 has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna for “Development of a method for Genome Editing”. The scientists had developed the Gene Editing Technique called “CRISPR-Cas9 Snipping Scissors”. Highlights The researchers can change the DNA of animals using the Gene Editing Technique invented by the Nobel Laureates. The ..

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Nobel Prize for Physics, 2020

The Nobel Prize, 2020 for Physics has been awarded to Andrea M Ghez, Roger Penrose and Reinhard Genzel for their research on black holes. Highlights Roger Penrose was honored for the discovery that black hole formation is robust prediction of theory of relativity. In simple words, theory of relativity led to the discovery of black ..

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Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology has been jointly awarded to Harvey J Alter, Charles M Rice and Michael Houhgton. The scientists have been awarded for the discovery of Hepatitis C Virus. The Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology is the first of six prizes that are to be announced in coming days. The ..

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