The Nobel Prize Blog
20/09/2018 - 09:00 AM
With the 2018 prize postponed by scandal, The Times?s staff book critics discuss the award?s history and influence ? and whom they would give it to this year if they could.
04/09/2018 - 09:33 PM
A British social democrat, he was surprised by his own conservative findings ? that more progressive rates on high earners can cost governments revenue.
18/08/2018 - 09:50 AM
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001, he projected himself and his organization as the world?s conscience and moral arbiter, despite a series of failures and scandals.
23/07/2018 - 09:10 PM
He shared the 1976 physics prize for the discovery of an unexpected particle, a building block of the universe, in a high-speed accelerator he had designed.
13/07/2018 - 03:44 PM
The New Academy Prize was set up after this year?s Nobel Prize was canceled. Swedish librarians chose the nominees, and the public votes for finalists.
01/07/2018 - 05:13 PM
Dr. Carlsson determined the critical role of the brain chemical dopamine, leading to drugs for Parkinson?s disease and a Nobel Prize.
12/06/2018 - 04:59 PM
The accused, Jean-Claude Arnault, is a cultural gatekeeper married to a member of the Swedish Academy, which awards the honor.
07/06/2018 - 05:02 PM
He shared the 1997 prize in chemistry for his work on understanding how organisms get energy from their environments and process it to stay alive.
01/06/2018 - 10:30 PM
Dr. Skou is best known for his discovery in 1957 of a key mechanism in cells that forms the basis for many important functions of the body.
01/06/2018 - 08:17 AM
The decision to put a sculpture in an area frequented by mainland Chinese tourists is seen as a snub to Beijing.