The Nobel Prize Blog
11/05/2018 - 10:38 PM
He helped explain the electric flow of superconductors and the churning matter inside collapsed stars, work that led to Nobel Prizes (but not for him).
10/05/2018 - 09:27 PM
He found resistance to antibiotics spreading among bacteria and was hailed for his discoveries, though a Nobel Prize eluded him. (Not that he wanted one.)
09/05/2018 - 07:46 PM
The likelihood of Mr. Trump receiving a Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomatic efforts once seemed far-fetched. But as talks with North and South Korea progress, supporters see merit in the idea.
04/05/2018 - 11:30 PM
The Swedish Academy was right to delay its literature award after a sexual harassment scandal. Restoring its authority will be a challenge.
04/05/2018 - 11:20 PM
The decision to postpone the award for a year amid a sexual misconduct scandal marked an extraordinary public reckoning for the 232-year-old organization.
04/05/2018 - 05:20 PM
A reader discusses the decision not to award the literature prize this year.
04/05/2018 - 09:45 AM
A furor over groping aside, the international award never had any credibility in the first place.
04/05/2018 - 07:15 AM
It will not be awarded this year, but two will be conferred in 2019. The Swedish Academy has been accused of playing down allegations of sexual assault by a man close to it.
02/05/2018 - 04:35 PM
The institution that chooses the laureate is embroiled in a scandal threatening its authority ? and the award itself.
02/05/2018 - 02:56 PM
Readers worry that North Korea?s peace moves are a ploy and react to the idea of giving Mr. Trump the Nobel Peace Prize.