Nobel Prize winners 2020

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

Louise Glück (USA) 

“for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”


The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Roger Penrose (United Kingdom)

“for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”

Reinhard Genzel (Germany)

“for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”

Andrea Ghez (USA)

“for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

Emmanuelle Charpentier (France)
Jennifer A. Doudna (USA)

“for the development of a method for genome editing”


The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020

Harvey J. Alter (USA)
Michael Houghton (United Kingdom)
Charles M. Rice (USA)

“for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus”


The Nobel Peace Prize 2020

World 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”


The Nobel Peace Prize in Economic Sciences 2020

Paul R. Milgrom (USA)
Robert B. Wilson (USA)

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

 

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