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Nobel Prize 2020: Winner list and Their Contribution

Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur.

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  • Nobel Prize: Administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Award Categories: Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, Physiology or Medicine and Economic sciences
  • How does Nobel Prize established: The will of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel established five Nobel prizes in 1895
  • When was first prizes were awarded: The prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901

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Nobel Prize 2014

Here is the list of winners this year:

PHYSICS Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”
CHEMISTRY Eric Betzig, Stefan W.Hell and William E.Maerner “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”
MEDICINE John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edward I. Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain”
LITERATURE Patrick Modiano “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”
PEACE Kailash Satryarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”
ECONOMICS Jean Tirole for his analysis of market power and regulation”

History of Nobel Prize

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