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Nobel Price Winner List 2017 | Study Notes

Posted on : June 6th 2019, 1:39 am

Dear Readers, ExamClear team here providing the important list of Nobel Prize winner 2017. All important questions related to Nobel Prize asked for 1 or 2 Marks in All Govt Job competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Civil Services, RRB Railway Exams, and other Public Service Commission Exams. Nobel Awarded for Outstanding contributions for humanity in chemistry, literature, peace, physics, or physiology or medicine given by Swedish institutions and peace award given by Norwegian institutions

S.NO FIELD WINNER DESCRIPTION
1. Physics Rainer Weiss (USA) Barry C. Barish (USA) Kip S. Thorne (USA) for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves
2. Chemistry Jacques Dubochet (Switzerland) Joachim Frank (USA) Richard Henderson (Scotland) for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution
3. Physiology or Medicine Jeffrey C. Hall (USA) Michael Rosbash (USA) Michael W. Young (USA) for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm
4. Literature Kazuo Ishiguro (Britain) who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world
5. Peace (ICAN) International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons
6. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel Richard H. Thaler (USA) for his contributions to behavioral economics