Nobel Prize 2020 Winners List

The Nobel Prize 2020 winners list announcements by Nobelprize.org from 5th to 12th October 2020. This prize is given in six fields for Peace, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine Economics, and Literature. Indian Novel prize winners List, List of Nobel Prize winners 2019

The Nobel Prizes are given on 10th December every year on the death anniversary of Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Who died in 1896. He was a noted Swedish chemist and engineer, who discovered Nitroglycerine and its use in the manufacture of dynamite.

 

Complete Nobel Prize 2020 winners list

Field Winners Contributions For
 

Physics

Roger Penrose(UK)

Prize share: 1/2

“For the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”
Reinhard Genzel(Germany)

Prize share: 1/4

 

“For the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy”.

Andrea Ghez(USA)

Prize share: 1/4

 

 

Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier (France)

Prize share: 1/2

 

“For the development of a method for genome editing”.

Jennifer A. Doudna (USA)

Prize share: 1/2

 

Physiology or Medicine

Harvey J. Alter(USA)

Prize share: 1/3

“For the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus.”
Michael Houghton(UK)

Prize share: 1/3

Charles M. Rice(USA)

Prize share: 1/3

Literature

Louise Gluck

 

“for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”.
PeaceWorld Food Programme (WFP)

 

for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas, and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.
Economics

Paul R. Milgrom

Prize share: 1/2

Robert B. Wilson

Prize share: 1/2

for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”

 

 Nobel Prize 2020 winners announcement Dates (5th-12th October 2020)

 

All the winners for six field of Nobel prize announcements by Nobelprize.org. from 5th to 12th  October 2020.

 

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – 5th October 2020

  • The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute, Wallenbergsalen, Nobel Forum has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Harvey J. Alter (USA), Michael Houghton(UK), and Charles M. Rice(USA) “For the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”

The Nobel Prize in Physics –6th October 2020

  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Stockholm has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 with one half of the prize to Roger Penrose (UK) “For the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”.
  • The other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel (Germany) Prize share ¼, and to Andrea Ghez (USA), Prize share: ¼, “For the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy”.

The Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry -7th October 2020

  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier (France) and Jennifer A. Doudna (USA)For the development of a method for genome editing”.
  • They have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these technics, can change the DNA of animals, plants, and microorganisms with extremely high precision. This technology is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true.

The Nobel Prize in Literature – 8th October

The Nobel Prize for Peace – 9th October

The Prize in Economic Sciences – 12th October

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