Nobel Prize 2020 Winners List | Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economic Science

NOBEL PRIZE

The Noble Prize is awarded most prestigious award in their respective field. It was first time awarded in 1901 in five fields Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace and Physiology or Medicine. These prizes are awarded for outstanding contribution for humanity in Chemistry, Physics, Literature, Peace and Physiology or Medicine.

 

Nobel Prize 2020 Winners List

Nobel Prize Winners List 2020

NOBEL PRIZE

WINNERS

Physics

Roger Penrose

Reinhard Genzel

Andrea Ghez

 

Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier

Jennifer A. Doudna

 

Physiology or Medicine

Harvey J. Alter

Michael Houghton

Charles M. Rice

 

Literature

Louise Gluck

 

Peace

 

World Food Programme

 

(World’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.)

 

 

Economic Science

Paul R. Milgrom

Robert B. Wilson

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 awarded to three laureates for there discovery about one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe, the black hole. This year the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded one half to Roger Penrose for the discovery that "black hole formation is a robust prediction of general theory of Relativity" and the second half was awarded for the discovery of a "supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy" to jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez.


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the year 2020 is awarded to two laureates  Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna "for the development of a method for genome editing".

The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2020

2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded jointly to three laureates Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice "for the discovery of Hepatitis C Virus" by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. 


The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2020 is awarded to American Poet Louise Gluck for "her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal" by The Swedish Academy, Stockholm, Sweden .

The Nobel Prize in Peace 2020

2020 Nobel Prize in Peace awarded to world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security World Food Programme (WFP). Approx 100 million people in 88 country who are actually victim of food insecurity and hunger were provided assistance in 2019 by WFP.  World Food Programme is Food Assistance Branch of United Nations which is world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. 

Nobel Prize in Economic Science 2020

Sveriges Riksbank Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences was awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.

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