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List of Nobel Prize Winners, 2017

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:

British writer Kazuo Ishiguro for his ‘novels of great emotional force’.

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.

 





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