Nobel Prize: News

08 May 2024

Pulitzer Prize

Robert Downey Jr. to make Broadway debut in play 'McNeal' 

Robert Downey Jr. is preparing for his first-ever Broadway performance this fall.

10 Apr 2024


Peter Higgs, Nobel laureate behind 'God particle,' passes away

Peter Higgs, the acclaimed British physicist known for his groundbreaking theory of the Higgs boson or "God particle," has passed away at the age of 94.

Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to American economist Claudia Goldin

The highly prestigious 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences—officially the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences—has been awarded to American economic historian and labor economist Claudia Goldin.

09 Oct 2023


'Madam Curie' to 'The Lady': Hollywood movies on Nobel laureates

Not only does cinema serve as mere entertainment, but it's also a reflection of our society. It serves as a medium to narrate the unknown stories and battles behind legends such as Nobel laureates.

Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Norwegian author Jon Fosse

The highly prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 was awarded to Norwegian author Jon Fosse "for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable" on Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden.

05 Oct 2023


2023 Nobel chemistry winner flunked his first college chemistry exam

Moungi Bawendi, professor at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is a co-winner of 2023's Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work on "quantum dots." It turns out that the 62-year-old Nobel laureate had a rocky start to his college academic journey.

04 Oct 2023


Nobel Chemistry Prize 2023: Quantum dots discovery earns top honor

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to scientists Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus, and Alexei Ekimov for their groundbreaking work on "the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots."

04 Oct 2023


Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners' names leaked in major blunder

The names of the winners of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry have been allegedly leaked, just hours before the official announcement.

03 Oct 2023


2023 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Agostini, Krausz, L'Huillier

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz, and Anne L'Huillier for their groundbreaking work in the world of electron dynamics.

02 Oct 2023


2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to COVID-19 vaccine pioneers

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to scientists Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman for their discoveries that led to the creation of mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.

15 Sep 2023

Nobel Peace Prize

2023 Nobel Prize winners to receive $1 million more

In a significant move, the Nobel Foundation announced that Nobel Prize winners will receive an additional 1 million Swedish krona ($90,000) this year, bringing the total financial reward per prize category to 11 million krona ($986,270).

10 Apr 2023

Government of India

102-year-old Indian-American mathematician honored with Math 'Noble Prize'

Well-known Indian-American mathematician and statistician Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao will be felicitated with the 2023 International Prize in Statistics.

10 Oct 2022


Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond, Philip Dybvig win Economics Nobel Prize

Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond, and Philip H. Dybvig have won the 2022 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The award is commonly known as Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

07 Oct 2022

Nobel Peace Prize

3 human rights campaigners jointly clinch Nobel Peace Prize 2022

The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded jointly to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties.

French writer Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature

Annie Ernaux, a French writer, has won this year's Nobel Prize in Literature. She was chosen by The Swedish Academy from a very competitive group that included Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood, among others.

05 Oct 2022


Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, Barry Sharpless win Chemistry Nobel Prize

Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless have jointly won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry this year. They have received the prestigious award for developing new ways to join molecules together.

04 Oct 2022


Alain Aspect, John Clauser, Anton Zeilinger win Physics Nobel Prize

Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger have jointly won the Nobel Prize for Physics this year. They have received the prestigious award for their work on quantum mechanics.

03 Oct 2022


Swedish scientist Svante Pääbo wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Svante Pääbo, a Swedish scientist who specializes in evolutionary genetics, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this year. This is the first of several prizes to be announced in the coming weeks.

Card, Angrist, and Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, and Guido W. Imbens won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday.

08 Oct 2021

Russia News

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for "their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

07 Oct 2021


Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Literature Prize

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature went to Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah for his "uncompromising and compassionate" works depicting the impact of colonialism, the Swedish Academy announced on Thursday.

06 Oct 2021


Benjamin List, David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the "development of asymmetric organocatalysis."

05 Oct 2021


Hasselmann, Manabe, Parisi win Nobel Physics Prize for climate discoveries

Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems."

David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

13 Oct 2020

Stanford University

Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news

The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics were announced to the world on Monday, however, one of the recipients of the honor only heard about the win from a late-night knock on his door.

12 Oct 2020

Stanford University

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to United States economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement on Monday.

11 Oct 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

This week, the biggest news in science and technology was the announcement of Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine.

08 Oct 2020

Bob Dylan

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

American poet Louise Gluck has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

06 Oct 2020


2020 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Black Hole researchers

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez.

05 Oct 2020

Hepatitis B

Nobel Prize: Three scientists win for 'discovering Hepatitis C virus'

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to three scientists for the "discovery of the Hepatitis C virus."

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

Luc Antoine Montagnier, the French virologist who had won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, has claimed the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is man-made.

15 Nov 2019


Aatish Taseer's citizenship row: 260 personalities write to PM Modi

Journalist Aatish Taseer had to lose his Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) status and it created quite an uproar.

22 Oct 2019


India proud of his accomplishments: Modi after meeting Abhijit Banerjee

This morning, a unique meeting took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abhijit Banerjee, the 2019 Nobel Prize winner.

20 Oct 2019


After Piyush Goyal criticizes Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi supports Nobel-winner

Abhijit Banerjee winning Nobel Prize for his stupendous work in Economics is a matter of pride for India, but unfortunately, the 58-year-old has found himself at the center of mud-slinging.

15 Oct 2019


It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.

14 Oct 2019

Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel in Economics awarded to Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee, two others

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has given this year's Nobel Prize in Economics to three laureates - Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

13 Oct 2019


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nobel Prize, OnePlus 7T Pro, Justdial bug, and more

The second week of October brought some exciting stuff in the technology world.

Nobel Prize in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win

After a sexual harassment scandal caused the Nobel Prize in Literature to be postponed last year, the Swedish Academy on Thursday announced Nobel Prizes to two authors.

08 Oct 2019


Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for work on cosmology

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists - James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz - for their groundbreaking discoveries contributing to understanding the evolution of the universe.

03 Sep 2019


Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.

25 Jul 2019

Emmanuel Macron

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.

19 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump doesn't know why Yazidi activist Nadia Murad received Nobel

If you are a stranger to Iraqi human rights activist and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's works, you will find company in United States President Donald Trump.

06 Feb 2019


Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

18 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

Specially curated sessions on "changing literary taste" and factors influencing it were highlights of a Bengali lit fest at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral home in Kolkata.