Annual Report 2019

The Annual Report 2019 on the Lindau Nobel Laureate Pier. Credit: Christoph Schumacher/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Annual Report 2019 of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings is out now.

The report features highlights of the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Physics), including overviews of the programme sessions, reviews by Nobel Laureates and young scientists as well as further high points of our year.

The pdf edition of the Annual Report can be downloaded here.

News 11/2019

We discussed science in various forms during 2019.

Our current newsletter featuring the latest news about the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the new Nature Outlook and the “Don’t Lecture Me!” documentary is available online.

 

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New Nobel Lab 360°: Joachim Frank

Explore the Nobel Lab 360° of Joachim Frank. Photo/Credit: Volker Steger/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

In a new Nobel Lab 360°, 2017 Nobel Laureate Joachim Frank takes viewers on a virtual tour through his laboratory at Columbia University in New York City, USA. Learn about cryo-electron microscopy for whose development Prof. Frank received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson. Prof. Frank and colleagues introduce us to their work and the secrets of ribosome imaging.

Find the Nobel Lab 360° in our mediatheque. 

2019 Prize in Economic Sciences

2019 Laureates in Economic Sciences: Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, Photo: Nobel Media 2019, Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Monday, 14 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced their decision to award the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Learn more about the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences here

2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed Ali, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Copyright Nobel Media 2019, Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Friday, 11 October 2019, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Abiy Ahmed Ali “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize here.

Nobel Prizes in Literature 2018 and 2019

2018 and 2019 Nobel Laureates in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke. Copyright: Nobel Media 2019, Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Thursday, 10 October 2019, the Swedish Academy in Stockholm has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature to Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature to Peter Handke.

Find out more about the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes in Literature here.

 

2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino, 2019 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, Copyright: Nobel Media. Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Wednesday, 9 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry here.

 

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz: 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Copyright: Nobel Media 2019. Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Tuesday, 8 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics here.

2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza, 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Copyright: Nobel Media 2019. Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Monday, 7 October 2019, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine here.