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Nobel Prize Winners 2017 Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Economics

Nobel Prize Winners 2017

Nobel Prize Winners 2017

Every year international awards are granted by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in the form of different categories for to those who laid outstanding contributions in enhancing the chemistry, literature, economics, peace, physics, or physiology or medicine or for recognizing the academic, cultural or scientific advances. Recently the Nobel Prize Winners 2017 has been announced and most of the people are seeking for the details about that them. Here on the below section of this page we page we have furnished all the possible information about Nobel Prize Winners 2017.

The ceremony for rewarding the Noble Prices takes place yearly in Stockholm, Sweden, However one of the Noble Prize categorized as with peace prize takes place in Oslo, Norway. Every Nobel Prize Receiver is granted with a gold medal, a diploma, and a sum of money as decided by the Nobel Foundation. 
Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Swedish institution announced the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 for all the categories expect Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2017. According to sources it was detected that the authorized Nobel Committee of Norway has planned to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). This is because they worked 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". Let’s have a look on other Noble prize winners

Nobel Prize Winner in Physics 2017

"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"

Rainer Weiss,

Barry C. Barish

Kip S. Thorne

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

"for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"
Jacques Dubochet,

Joachim Frank

Richard Henderson

The Nobel Prize in  Physiology or Medicine 2017

"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm"
Jeffrey C. Hall,

Michael Rosbash

Michael W. Young

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

"who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world"

Kazuo Ishiguro

                                         The Nobel Prize in Economics 2017

"For his contributions to behavioural economics".

Richard H. Thaler

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"

Process of Noble Prize Awards


Nobel Committee sends the Nomination to nearly 3,000 individuals in the month of September that is one year before the prizes distribution events and the last date for the submitting the nomination form is 31 January of the year of the award.


Nobel Committee after that prepares a report by adding comments or feedback of experts in the relevant fields. Then the list of preliminary shortlisted candidates is then submitted to prize-awarding institutions, the final selection of laureate is made in each field by a majority vote.

Posthumous nominations

Nowadays posthumous nominations are not permitted but still according to it those who die in the months between their nominations and were eligible to receive the prize the decision of prize committee will be fair.

Recognition time lag

The distribution of Nobel Prize awards are made for recognizing the discoveries made during the previous year. However, some of the early discoveries were later on discredited.

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The first noble prize winner was Wilhelm Röntgen's for the discovery of X-rays and Philipp Lenard's work on cathode rays.

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List of Nobel Prize Winners in 2016

Candidates may also have careful glance on Nobel Prize Winners in 2016 as some of the competitive examination current affair questions from this:

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016: David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz

"For theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016: Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa

"For the design and synthesis of molecular machines"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016: Yoshinori Ohsumi

"For his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: Bob Dylan

"For having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016: Juan Manuel Santos

"For his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

"For their contributions to contract theory"

Here on this page we have provided below the detailed information about Nobel Prize Winners 2017 for the ease of the contenders, hope the information provided provided on this page is beneficial for the aspirants.

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