BLOG - Nobel Prize 2014

Basic Research: ‘What Has Physics Ever Done for Us?’

Jude Dineley

Basic Research: ‘What Has Physics Ever Done for Us?’

While the benefits of basic physics research may not always be so obvious, as the seed from which tomorrow’s big technological advances will grow, it must be nurtured.

Stefano Sandrone

“We are beginning to understand how cognition works”: Double interview with John O’Keefe and Edvard Moser

Two 2014 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine about childhood, dream jobs and the next big thing in neuroscience.

Yasin Emanee

Kailash Satyarthi: The Saviour of Childhood

Discover the story of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and 30-year-veteran in the fight for children’s rights.

Stefano Sandrone

Nobel Prize 2014: Seahorses, navigation and love

7 things to know about the 2014 Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and their research.

Akos Valentinyi

Nobel rewards economist who told us how to tame the big firms which run our lives

An in-depth look on Jean Tirole’s impact on economics.

Fabiola Gerpott

Nobel Prize 2014: The Regulator

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014 was awarded to French Economist Jean Tirole.


Nobel Prize 2014: United by Struggle

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay – two unremitting champions of the global strife for children’s rights.


Nobel Prize 2014: Lighting Nano

The recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry turned micro- into nanoscopy.


Nobel Prize 2014: Out of the Blue

This year’s physics prize has been awarded to three scientists responsible for developing blue LED diodes.