Nobel Prize Winners of 2021

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As we all know, Nobel Prize is considered to be the world’s most prestigious honor. Alfred Nobel established his award in 1895. The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in the year 1901. Now this award is bestowed annually in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. Various Swedish and Norwegian institutions select awardees every year.

Nobel Prize Laureates of the Year 2021

Winners of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021

  • David Julius (United States of America)
  • Ardem Patapoutian (United States of America)

Motivation for the award: for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.

Winners of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021

  • Benjamin List (Germany)
  • David W.C. MacMillan (United States of America)

Motivation for the award: for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.

Winners of Nobel Prize in Physics 2021

  • Syukuro Manabe (Japan , United States of America)
  • Klaus Hasselmann (Germany)
  • Giorgio Parisi (Italy)

Motivation for the award:

For Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann “for the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming”

For Giorgio Parisi “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales”

Winners of Nobel Peace Prize 2021

  • Maria Ressa (United States of America)
  • Dmitry Muratov (Russia)

Motivation for the award: “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”

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Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

  • Abdulrazak Gurnah (Tanzania , United Kingdom)

Motivation for the award: “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”

Winners of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2021

  • To be announced

Motivation for the award: “to be announced”

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