Thursday, October 9, 2014

List of Nobel Prize 2014 Winners

The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of cultural and/or scientific advances. 

  • Patrick Modiano - Literature Nobel Prize
  • Shuji Nakamura - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Hiroshi Amano - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Isamu Akasaki - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Edvard Moser - Physiology Nobel Prize
  • Patrick Modiano - Literature Nobel Prize
  • Shuji Nakamura - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Hiroshi Amano - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Isamu Akasaki - Physics Nobel Prize
  • Edvard Moser - Physiology Nobel Prize
  • May-Britt Moser - Physiology Nobel Prize
  • John O'Keefe - Physiology Nobel Prize
  • W. E. Moerner - Chemistry Nobel Prize
  • Stefan Hell - Chemistry Nobel Prize
  • Eric Betzig - Chemistry Nobel Prize


The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

Isamu Akasaki

Isamu Akasaki

Prize share: 1/3
Hiroshi Amano

Hiroshi Amano

Prize share: 1/3
Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura

Prize share: 1/3
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

Eric Betzig

Eric Betzig

Prize share: 1/3
Stefan W. Hell

Stefan W. Hell

Prize share: 1/3
William E. Moerner

William E. Moerner

Prize share: 1/3
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

John O'Keefe

John O'Keefe

Prize share: 1/2
May-Britt Moser

May-Britt Moser

Prize share: 1/4
Edvard I. Moser

Edvard I. Moser

Prize share: 1/4
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. Moser "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano

Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 was awarded 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".


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