Nobel prize winner 2017
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017
Barry C. Barish
Kips S. Thorne
For- decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017
For- developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017
Jeffrey C. Hall Michael Rosbash Michael W. YoungJeffrey C. Hall
Michael W. Young
For- their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017
For- Who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.
The Nobel Peace Prize 2017
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
For- its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons
Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017
Richard H. Thaler
For- His contributions to behavioral economics.