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List of Nobel Prize Winners 2014

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About Nobel Price
A prize for outstanding contributions to chemistry, physics, physiology or medicine, literature, economics, and peace that may be awarded annually. It was established in 1901, the prize for economics being added in 1969. The recipients are chosen by an international committee centred in Sweden, except for the peace prize which is awarded in Oslo by a committee of the Norwegian parliament.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura
They were jointly awarded the prize for the invention of “efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.”
Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

 

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014:
Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, William E. Moerner
The Nobel Prize was awarded to them “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

 

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014
John O’Keefe, May-Britt Monser and Edvard I. Monser
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was divided, one half awarded to John O’Keefe, the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Monser “for the discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.”
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

 

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014
Patrick Modiano
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 was awarede to 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”
Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

 

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014
Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”
Nobel Peace Prize 2014

 

The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014
Jean Tirole
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014 was awarded to Jean Tirole “for his analysis of market power and regulation”.
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014