Nobel Prize Winners 2019

After vivid speculation and streamlined work of careful attention, the prize committee independently selected the recipients of the 2019 Nobel Prize awards. The Laureates were announced from 7th October revealing various scientists, writers and peace workers who have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind by getting along with the vision of Alfred Nobel.

The last will and testament of Alfred Nobel gave the largest share of his fortune to this series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology and Medicine. This series of awarding string has been observed since 1901 and yet the legacy goes on to award the best who have conferred the most to the benefit of mankind.

The 2019 Nobel Prize amount was set at Swedish Kronor (SEK) to be 9.0 million per full Nobel Prize. Here goes the list of various Nobel Prize Awardees of the present year and some are yet to come.

1.     Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

This the visionary reformer was conferred with the Nobel Peace Prize for his seamless efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea. He was honoured for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation. His decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict has been observed.

2.     Nobel Chemistry

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino

John B. Goodenough posed for the media at the Royal Society in London as the three of them were awarded the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

Akira Yoshino reshaped energy storage and transformed cars, mobile phones and many other devices in an increasingly portable and electronic world whereas Stanley Whittingham who is a British American chemistry professor at the State The University of New York at Binghamton, Germany has equally played an important role in shaping the energy storage.

3.     Literature Nobel Prize

Peter Handke

4.     Nobel Prize in Physics

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz

Swiss Professor Michel Mayor who is an astrophysicist and director of the Geneva Observatory and Didier Queloz were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for the joint discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.

James Peebles who was introduced as a Nobel Laureate in Physics was awarded the same for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.

5.     Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

Peter J Ratcliffe, William G. Kaelin and Gregg L. Semenza

All three laureates were awarded the Nobel Prize in Boston for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

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