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  Frequently Asked Questions
Alfred Nobel left no explanation as to why the prize for peace was to be awarded by a Norwegian committee while the other four prizes were to be handled by Swedish committees.
According to the Statutes of the Nobel Foundation, information about the nominations is not to be disclosed, publicly or privately, for a period of fifty years.
All Nobel Laureates are presented with a biography, autobiography or a CV in the Nobel Laureates section of each Nobel Prize category.
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  Nobel Jews
Certainly the Nobel Prize was not awarded to Jews because they were entitled to it, were smarter or better educated than everyone else, or because they were typically over-represented in the six fields honored by the award.
Rather, all Nobel laureates have earned their distinction in a traditionally fierce competition among the best and the brightest, although politics and controversy have not infrequently followed in the wake of the Nobel.
Alfred Nobel (1833-96), a Swedish industrialist and inventor of dynamite, had bequeathed a $9 million endowment to fund significant cash prizes ($40,000 in 1901, about $1 million today) to those individuals who had made the most important contributions in five domains; the sixth, in "economic sciences," was added in 1969.
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Considering that the list of Nobel Laureates is, for the most part, a list of scientific world-celebrities of the century that has passed since the first prizes were awarded, it is a great honour to qualify for this list.
This Nobel gold medal with its famous history was first shown to the Hungarian public in 1993, on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt, an exhibition of the Nobel Prize winners was opened in the Hungarian National Museum.
The Nobel Prize was awarded to: Philipp E. von Lenard in physics in 1905, Robert Bárány in medicine in 1914, Richard A. Zsigmondy in chemistry in 1925, Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt in medicine in 1937, George de Hevesy in chemistry in 1943, Georg von Békésy in medicine in 1961, Eugene P.
www.combinedendeavor.areur.army.mil /pages/hungary/nobel.htm   (7068 words)

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The Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced "the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det utmärktaste i idealisk riktning).
In earlier years the Nobel Committee stuck closely to the intent of the will, and left out certain world-renowned writers such as Leo Tolstoy and Henrik Ibsen for the Prize, probably because their works were not "idealistic" enough.
The Nobel winner in 1970, Soviet dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, did not attend the prize ceremony in Stockholm for fear that he would not be allowed to return afterwards to Russia (where his works were circulated in samizdat, or in a grassroots clandestine form).
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Nobel_Prize_in_Literature   (3138 words)

 University of Cambridge Nobel Prize winners
The Nobel Prize was established in accordance with the will of Swede, Alfred Nobel - inventor of dynamite and holder of more than 350 patents.
Nobel prizes have been awarded to members of Cambridge University for significant advances as diverse as the discovery of the structure of DNA, the development of a national income accounting system, the mastery of an epic and narrative psychological art and the discovery of penicillin.
Dorothy Hodgkin is the first (and only) woman from Cambridge to win a Nobel Prize, for her work on the structure of compounds used in fighting anaemia.
www.cam.ac.uk /cambuniv/nobelprize.html   (1204 words)

 List of Nobel Laureates in Medicine
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 Vacation Reading 2001 : Nobel Literature Laureates 1990-2000
The Nobel Prize is the first international award given yearly since 1901 for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace (and since 1968, economics).
It was also Nobel's express wish that in awarding the Prize, "no consideration shall be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive it, whether he be Scandinavian or not." (Abstracted from the Nobel e-Museum, http://www.nobel.se/index.html)
We present below the winners of the Nobel Prizes for Literature from the years 1990 to 2000, chosen by the Nobel Foundation in its efforts to interpret and fulfill the last words of Alfred Nobel, and a select list of their works available in the Library.
www.lib.nus.edu.sg /bib/vacnobel.html   (520 words)

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In addition to developing the technology of explosives, Nobel was also known to be a literate man interested in philosophy, literature, and poetry.
Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes have been awarded on December 10th which is the anniversary of his death.
The list of Nobel Prize laureates represent an important chronicle of courageous women and men who have influenced the modern peace movement of this century.
library.thinkquest.org /11688/people/msp/Al.html   (146 words)

 Nobel Prize in Literature-University of Oregon Libraries
In honor of the 100th Anniversary, the Nobel Foundation has designed a beautiful web site commemorating the history of the prize, including images of the medals and diplomas given, and a full list of laureates from each of the prize areas.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of the five prize areas mentioned in Alfred Nobel's will.
Below is a list of Nobel Laureates in Literature since 1901, followed by a link to a list of their works in the University of Oregon library catalog.
libweb.uoregon.edu /guides/literature/nobel   (776 words)

 List of Chinese Nobel Prize Laureates from Planck's Constant
There are 6 Chinese Nobel Laureates, almost the same number as Arab Nobel Laureates.
The paucity of Arabic Nobel laureates is also not evidence for any apparent fault of Islam, even if it has short-comings (and what religion or culture doesn't).
As for Chinese or Arabs who win Nobel Prizes in Literature, they do not live in America but they are usually despised and hated by their native countries.
plancksconstant.org /blog1/2006/10/list_of_chinese_nobe.html   (1693 words)

 Noble Prize Winners in India, Indian Nobel Prize Winners, Indian Nobel Prize Laureates, Nobel Prize Laureates, Nobel ...
The Nobel Prize is the most respected award the world over and here is a list of those Indians who have won this award and made the country proud.
This historic invention won him the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1968 sharing it with Marshall Nuremberg and Robert Holley for interpreting the genetic code and analyzing its function in protein synthesis.
He was the 1907 Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature "in consideration of the power of observation, originality of imagination, virility of ideas and remarkable talent for narration, which characterize the creations of this world-famous author."
india.mapsofindia.com /the-country/indian-achievers/indian-nobel-prize-winners.html   (929 words)

 F&P Nobel Laureates
Below is a list of Nobel Laureates, starting with the most recent, that were either Russian or Soviet citizens at the time of their award.
There is also a large number of Laureates that were born in Russia or the USSR but had relocated, either as children or far into their careers, to other countries at the time of their award.
Note: The 1978 Nobel Laureate in Physics The prize was divided, one half being awarded to: Kapitsa and and the remaining 1/2 being divided betweent Arno Allan Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson, both of Bell Laboratories in the USA "for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation".
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 j. - As the Nobel Prize marks centennial, Jews constitute 1/5 of laureates
More than 12 Nobel laureates are expected to attend the event, which will include panel and roundtable discussions and excerpts from a documentary film in progress.
In economics, for which the Nobel has been awarded for only the last 31 years, 13 laureates are Jewish, more than 40 percent of the total, including Paul Samuelson, Herbert Simon and Milton Friedman.
Listings and descriptions of the contributions of the Jewish laureates may be found in Burton Feldman's recently published book, "The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige" (Arcade Publishing).
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 Research - Headlines - Nobel excellence in EU research projects
The Swiss Laureate Rolf Zinkernagel is involved in both an IP called Compuvac, which is developing rational designs and standardised evaluation techniques for novel genetic vaccines, and a Network of Excellence, called Mugen, which uses functional genomics to investigate the complexity of human immunological disease.
British scientist and Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt is working together with colleagues from Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the UK on a combined genomics, proteomics and chemical biology approach to regulating the mitosis (cell replication) of phosphorylation.
Having a Nobel Laureate in the group contributes more than just know-how and reputation, it can also provide a role model to younger researchers in the EU-funded project who may one day lead a team of their own to world-changing scientific discoveries.
ec.europa.eu /research/headlines/news/article_05_12_09_en.html   (673 words)

 Nobel Prize in Chemistry :: Chemistry : RSS Feeds : Gourt
This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day.
Nobel Prize for Chemistry - Lists laureates from 1901 to 1999.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Lists laureates from 1901 to the present day.
science.gourt.com /Chemistry/Nobel-Prize-in-Chemistry.html   (2639 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Opinion
A decade ago, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and the late Yitzhak Rabin became Nobel peace laureates and in 1993, F.W. de Klerk, a pillar of South Africa’s apartheid regime for 13 long years, and Nelson Mandela shared the prize for “laying the foundations of a new, democratic South Africa”.
The Nobel committee is unlikely to choose someone with such a sordid record for what is arguably the highest award for men of peace who have worked for a better world.
His biography, released by the Nobel Foundation, is one of the longest in the history of the prize.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040218/asp/opinion/story_2905357.asp   (1177 words)

 Great Minds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
List of all Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureates from the year 1901 to present year with complete coverage of Biography, Press Release, Nobel Lectures, Nobel Diploma, Interview,..
List of all Nobel Peace Prize laureates from the year 1901 to present year with complete coverage of Biography, Press Release, Nobel Lectures, Nobel Diploma, Interview,..
List of all Nobel Laureates in Literature from the year 1901 to present year with complete coverage of Biography, Press Release, Nobel Lectures, Nobel Diploma, Interview,..
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 Slapstick Politics: PeaceJam 2006: Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Gather For Peace; Bash Bush, United States
Nobel Peace Prize laureates, the Dalai Lama, third from left, and Adolfo Perez Esquivel, bow to each other at the end of a press conference, featuring nine of the ten Nobel winners attending this weekend's PeaceJam at the Newman Center on the campus of the University of Denver.
The largest gathering of Nobel Peace Prize winners ever assembled launched a call for peace Friday from Denver that morphed into a lengthy diatribe of America as a rich country that was muscling out poor nations and misusing its military might.
The laureates are in town this weekend to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Colorado-based PeaceJam.
slapstickpolitics.blogspot.com /2006/09/peacejam-2006-nobel-peace-prize.html   (1044 words)

 Asturias, Miguel Ángel – other Central American Nobel laureates - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Asturias, Miguel Ángel – other Central American Nobel laureates - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Asturias, Miguel Ángel – other Central American Nobel laureates
In 1987 Arias was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomatic...
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 Ig Nobel laureates are honored at Harvard - The Boston Globe
Ig Nobel laureates are honored at Harvard - The Boston Globe
An ocean away from Stockholm where the real Nobel Prizes were announced this week, paper airplanes bombarded the stage of Harvard's Sanders Theater Thursday night, as 10 of the world's most hilarious achievements were honored -- and heckled -- at the 15th First Annual Ig Nobel Prizes.
Yoshiro NakaMats, 77, who has photographically monitored his diet for decades to find the key to longevity and positive brain activity, said he enjoyed a delicious, late-night bowl of clam chowder the evening he won his award, but won't know the effects of the food on his brain activity until tomorrow.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/10/08/ig_nobel_laureates_are_honored_at_harvard   (426 words)

 Science Chemistry Nobel_Prize_in_Chemistry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nobel Prize for Chemistry - Lists laureates from 1901 to 1999.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Lists laureates from 1901 to the present day.
Nobel Prize Winners for Chemistry - Lists laureates from 1901 to 1997.
www.mf1.it /poleposition/search/directory.asp?ctg=Science/Chemistry/Nobel_Prize_in_Chemistry   (89 words)

 Overview of Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates
Since 1951, Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics, and physiology/medicine convene annually in Lindau, Germany, to have open and informal meetings with students and young researchers.
A list of the Nobel Laureates who will attend the 57th Meeting will be available at this site when the announcement is made.
During the meeting, the Laureates lecture on the topics of their choice related to physiology/medicine in the mornings and participate in less formal small group discussions with the students in the afternoons and some evenings.
www.orau.org /lindau/about/overview.htm   (295 words)

 Caltech Press Release, 10/5/2005, Robert Grubbs, David Baltimore
According to the Nobel citation, metathesis has already led to industrial and pharmaceutical methods that are more efficient and less wasteful, simpler, and more environmentally friendly.
In an e-mail message, he singled out his students and collaborators and said that he was especially pleased that the Nobel committee had chosen to recognize the research that had taken place at Caltech.
Baltimore, himself a Nobel laureate, said he was pleased that the Nobel committee had recognized a Caltech researcher whose work had so direct an impact on biomedicine.
mr.caltech.edu /media/Press_Releases/PR12748.html   (641 words)

 After Booker, Nobel, time for the other big prize - Printer Friendly Page - World - Telugu Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
London, Nov 20 (IANS) After the Booker and the Nobel, now it is time for what is often called the most eclectic and unpredictable, as well as the richest, of the world's literary awards: the 2007 International Impac Dublin Award.
The long list for the euro 100,000-award (Rs.5.7 million) for 2007 has 138 books, including English translations from 28 languages, based on nominations from 169 libraries of 129 cities in 49 countries.
The list, drawn from titles published in English between January and December 2005, also has some recent works of fiction that won praise from critics and readers alike: Ian McEwan ("Saturday"), John Banville's ("The Sea"), Zadie Smith ("On Beauty"), Haruki Murakami ("Kafka on the Shore"), Paul Auster ("The Brooklyn Follies").
www.teluguportal.net /modules/news/print.php?storyid=22048   (365 words)

 Robin Warren is our fifth Nobel Laureate
The University of Adelaide's list of Nobel Laureates has been increased to five following the awarding overnight of the Nobel Prize for Medicine to Dr J Robin Warren.
Born in Adelaide in 1937, Dr Warren graduated MB BS from the University of Adelaide in 1961.
And in 2003, one of the biggest literature prizes in the world - the Nobel Prize for Literature - was awarded to Dr JM Coetzee, an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide's English department.
www.adelaide.edu.au /news/news7681.html   (408 words)

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