Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates: 2020

Twelve laureates were awarded the Nobel Prize in 2020, for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind

Nobel Prize 2020

Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates: 2020
Field Nobel Laureates Contribution of Nobel Laureates
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 Roger Penrose for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity
Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing

 

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020 Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 Louise Glück for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal
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 Prize in Economic science Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”
    • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 was divided, one half awarded to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”. The other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.”

    You can also read the history of the Nobel prize and about the Indians who won this prestigious prize in past. In the post  “List of the Indian persons who received Nobel Prize”

    References: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/lists/all-nobel-prizes/

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