INVENTOR / NOBEL PRIZE
|"The whole of my
remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way:
the capital, invested in safe securities by my executors, shall
constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed
in the form of prizes to those who, during the preceding year, shall
have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind." - Excerpt from the Will
of Alfred Nobel
NOBEL PRIZE AWARDED
||1903 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "in
recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by
their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by
Professor Henri Becquerel"
1911 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, "in recognition of her services to
the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium
and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature
and compounds of this remarkable element"
||1921 - The Nobel Prize in Physics,
"for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his
discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect"
||1938 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "for
his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements
produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of
nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons"
||1945 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or
Medicine, "for the discovery of penicillin
and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"
Jack S. Kilby
||2000 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "for
his part in the invention of the integrated circuit" Awarded ½
of the prize
||1909 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "in
recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless
telegraphy" Awarded ½ of the prize
TO LEARN MORE
Alfred Nobel Biography from The Great Idea Finder
The Prize Winners are announced in October every year. They receive
their awards (a prize amount, a gold medal and a diploma) on December
10, the anniversary of Nobel's death.
The official web site of The Nobel Foundation
All Nobel Laureates
You can view the list of all winners by Category, Year
Awarded. First Name and Last Name.
768 individuals and 19 organizations have been awarded the Nobel
- Since the first award in 1901 a total
of 768 individuals and 19 organizations have been
awarded the Nobel Prize .