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Old 10-04-2017, 06:25 AM
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The Nobel Prize 2017

This week sees the start of the Nobel year, as the Nobel laureates are presented with start this Monday. To date, three prize categories have been presented and it is to be concluded with the last on Monday.

Nobel Prize in Physics
Awarded to Rainer Weiss, Germany/USA (1/2 share of the prize), Barry C. Barrish, USA (1/4 share), and to Kip S. Thorne, USA (1/4 share)

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

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday 3 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Switzerland, Joachim Frank, Germany and to Richard Henderson, United Kingdom (all 1/3 share of the prize)

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

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology
Awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, USA, Michael Rosbash, USA, and to Michael W. Young, USA (all 1/3 share of the prize)

"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm".

Announced by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet on Monday 2 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Literature
Awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro, United Kingdom.

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

Announced by the Swedish Academy on Thursday 5 October 2017.

Nobel Peace Prize
Awarded to 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".

Announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday 6 October 2017.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel
To be announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday 9 October 2017
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TNobel Prize in Literature
Awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro, United Kingdom.

"who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world". ... [snipped]
Congratulations to Mr Ishiguro!

Finally the prize in literature was awarded to a real writer.
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Congratulations to Mr Ishiguro!

Finally the prize in literature was awarded to a real writer.
And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
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And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
For instance when Bob Dylan and Dario Foo got it
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And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
I view Mr Ishuguro as a truly talented writer.
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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel
Awarded to Richard H. Thaler, USA.

"for his contributions to behavioural economics"

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday 9 October 2017.
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The program for the Nobel Week 2017 has been published by the Nobel Foundation, and it follows the traditional pattern.

6 December
13.00
Press Conference for the Literature Laureate. The Swedish Academy, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

14.00
Presentation for media: The 2017 Nobel Laureates’ signed chairs and donated artefacts. The Nobel Museum, Gamla Stan, Stockholm

14.00
Press Conference for the Medicine Laureates. Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Solna.

7 December
09.30
Press Conference for the Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm.

13.00
Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine. Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet, Solna.

17.30
Nobel Lecture in Literature. Swedish Academy, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

8 December
09.00
Nobel Lectures in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences. Aula Magna, Stockholm University, Stockholm.

19.00
Nobel Prize Concert. Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm.

Gustavo Dudamel leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at this year’s Nobel Prize Concert, he is music director of Los Angeles Philharmonic. At the concert will Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony, and Richard Strauss’ monumental tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra, based on Nietzsche’s novel “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” be performed.

Calendar - Konserthuset Stockholm

9 December
Nobel Week Dialogue - The Future of Truth. Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre/Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg.

10 December
16.30
The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony. Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm.

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Joana Carneiro during the prize ceremony. This year’s vocal soloist is soprano Camilla Tilling, one of Sweden’s most esteemed vocal soloists internationally.

Calendar - Konserthuset Stockholm

19.00
The Nobel Banquet. Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm.

11 December
19.30
H.M. The King's Dinner for the Nobel Laureates. The Royal Palace of Stockholm.

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