Nobel Prizes 2017
Every fall the Nobel prize winners are announced. This is the ultimate recognition for discoveries in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, peace, economics and literature. The below link list the Nobel Prize winners for 2017. You can also review past winners. Click on the "Nominations" tab to learn more about the nomination and selection criteria.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017
"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017
"for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017
"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm"
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017
"who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world"
The Nobel Peace Prize 2017
"for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons"
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017
"for his contributions to behavioural economics"