Our current newsletter featuring the latest news about the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the Annual Report 2019 and the Nobel Family Tree Topic Cluster is now online.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.