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On Tomas Tranströmer's birth anniversary, The Nobel Prize shares an image of his notebook

April 15, 2021 5:20 pm

Recently as a treat to readers across the globe and to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swedish poet and Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer, the official Twitter handle of Nobel Prize shared an image of his notebook

The light was too bright, the scale too vast: Nobel Prize Literature winner Louise Glück says in acceptance speech

December 08, 2020 11:49 am

She concluded her speech with reference to the day she was announced the winner. "It was a surprise to me on the morning of October 8th to feel the sort of panic I have been describing. The light was too bright. The scale too vast"

Nobel ceremonies go low-key this year because of coronavirus

December 08, 2020 9:25 am

Traditionally, the lavish Nobel ceremonies are held Dec. 10, the anniversary of the death of prize founder Alfred Nobel, at an ornate city hall in Stockholm for all but the Peace Prize that is held in Oslo in neighboring Norway.

Watch: Nobel Prize in Economics winner wakes up co-winner in middle of night to share news

October 13, 2020 10:51 am

In a security camera footage tweeted by Standford University, where the two teach, Wilson is heard saying, "You've won the Nobel Prize. And so they're trying to reach you, but they cannot. They don't seem to have a number for you."

Explained: The economics of auctions - what is it?

October 19, 2020 12:29 pm

The Economics Prize in Memory of Nobel has gone to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for their work on auction theory and new auction formats. What is auction theory, and what was the winners’ research?

Nobel Prize 2020 in Economics awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for improvements to auction theory

October 12, 2020 7:50 pm

The award caps a week of Nobel Prizes and is technically known as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Since its establishment in 1969, it has been awarded 51 times and is now widely considered one of the Nobel prizes.

Explained: Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2020?

October 17, 2020 8:21 am

The Nobel Peace Prizes have been awarded since 1901 and was not awarded on 19 occasions including 1914-1916, 1918, 1939-1943 among some other years.

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger

October 09, 2020 3:42 pm

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

My first thought was I won't have any friends: Louise Glück on winning The Nobel Prize for Literature 2020

October 09, 2020 1:27 pm

When asked if there is any work of hers she would recommend new readers to start from, to be acquainted with her work, the poet answered: "There isn't any."

We really have won the Nobel: Olga Tokarczuk on women winning the honour

October 08, 2020 3:56 pm

The most stirring part of the speech arrived towards the end when she thanked all those who stood by her as well as acknowledge the legacy she now was a part of


Nobel Prize 2017 goes to ICAN: A look at previous winners from India

October 06, 2017 6:37 pm

The Nobel Prize winner of 2017 is International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). From India, there have been five winners of the Nobel Prize. Here is a compilation of the same.

Kailash Satyarthi hands over his Nobel to President Pranab Mukherjee

January 07, 2015 4:23 pm

The medal will be kept in Rashtrapati Bhawan and will be later put on display for the public.


Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.