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Nobel Prize 2013 Announced: List of Winners

Oct 16, 2013 15:12 IST

Nobel Prize winnersThe Nobel Prize winners of 2013 in the different categories were announced in the month of October 2013. Nobel Prizes are announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences every year in the memory of Alfred Nobel.

The categories were the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, The Nobel Literature Prize and The Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nobel Prize winners of 2013 in the different categories were as follows:


Category Name of the Person Contribution
Physiology or Medicine James Rothman for their groundbreaking work on how the cell organises its transport system
Randy Schekman
Thomas Suedhof
Physics Peter Higgs for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles.
Francois Englert
Chemistry Michael Levitt for the development of multi scale models for complex chemical systems
Martin Karplus
Arieh Warshel
Peace The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons
Literature Alice Munro master of the contemporary short story
Economics Eugene Fama for their work on creating a deeper knowledge of how market prices move
Lars Peter Hansen
Robert Shiller

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