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Nobel Prizes 2017

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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.

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne

"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson

"for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young

"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro

"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

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

"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

Richard H. Thaler

"for his contributions to behavioural economics"