Nobel Prize 2015 In Chemistry Is Closest To Alfred Nobel's Work

Posted: Oct 7 2015, 3:52am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 7 2015, 4:55am CDT, in News | Latest Science News

Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry is Closest to Alfred Nobel's Work
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It is Nobel Prize week again. Since Monday, the Nobel Foundation announces the Nobel Prize winners of 2015. Today the Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry will be announced.

The Nobel Committee will announce the Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry. The science of chemistry was the most important to Alfred Nobel’s own work. The development of his inventions as well as the industrial processes he employed were based upon chemical knowledge. Chemistry was the second prize area that Nobel mentioned in his will. 106 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry have been awarded since 1901.

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar

Göran K. Hansson, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the Nobel Prize 2015 in Chemistry at 11:45am CET in Stockholm. Again the announcement of the Nobel Prize winner will be broadcasted live online. The video feed is below.

Last year the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.

So far the 2015 Medicine Nobel Prize has been awarded to William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Youyou Tu. Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald have won 2015 Physics Nobel Prize.

Nobel Prize 2015 Schedule

CHEMISTRY - Wednesday 7 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest

LITERATURE - October 8, 13:00 a.m.

PEACE - Friday 9 October, 11:00 a.m.

ECONOMIC SCIENCES - Monday 12 October, 1:00 p.m. at the earliest

The Nobel Prize is awarded since 1901. the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all corners of the globe for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for work in peace. In 1895 Alfred Nobel wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the Nobel Prize. Nobel is the inventor of dynamite and holder of 355 patents. He was born in 1833 and died 1896.

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