Three US economists Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig were on Monday awarded this year's Nobel Prize for Economics for explaining the role of banks in the economy.
John Clauser developed John Bell’s ideas, leading to a practical experiment.
Paabo has made the sensational discovery of Denisova, a previously unknown hominin.
Did you know that Mahatma Gandhi missed getting the prestigious prize five times though he was nominated for it. How did the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize miss giving Gandhi ji the award, let us find out.
David Card of the University of California at Berkeley was awarded one half of the prize, while the other half was shared by Joshua Angrist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Guido Imbens from Stanford University.
Ressa in 2012 co-founded Rappler, a news website that has focused critical attention on the (President Rodrigo) Duterte regime's controversial, murderous anti-drug campaign, the Nobel committee said.
The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over 1.14 million). The prize money comes from a bequest left by the prize's creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who died in 1895.
Due to the pandemic, the 2020 Nobel Prize winners received their awards in their respective countries, and the ceremony was broadcast online.
Stockholm: Arthur Ashkin and Gerard Mourou from the US and Donna Strickland from Canada were awarded Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics”. “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the #NobelPrize in Physics 2018 for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics […]
Stockholm: James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan have jointly won the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for developing a pioneering therapeutic approach for cancer treatment. The pair “revolutionised cancer treatment,” showing how our immune system can be effectively engaged in the fight against tumour cells. The treatment that the researchers […]
New Delhi: Google on Thursday marked the 107th birth anniversary of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars, with a Doodle. The Indian-American astrophysicist, known for his theory of white dwarfs, was born on October 19, 1910, to a Tamil family in Lahore […]
Stockholm: Acclaimed Japanese-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro was on Thursday named the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017. Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in the English-speaking world, having received four Man Booker Prize nominations, and winning the 1989 award for his novel “The Remains of the Day”. […]
Stockholm: Three American scientists have won the Nobel prize in physics for their contribution to detecting gravitational waves, ripples in the fabrics of spacetime which were predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago. The scientists were awarded the Nobel prize “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves”, the […]
Stockholm: Three American scientists have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for unravelling secrets of how the body’s internal clock or circadian rhythm works — a discovery that will help doctors understand the mechanism behind sleep patterns, hormone release, blood pressure and body temperature. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. […]
London: Pakistani Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will be studying in Oxford University. “So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students — the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!” Malala tweeted on Thursday, along with a screen shot of her acceptance into the prestigious university. The 20-year-old will study philosophy, […]