Nobel Prize 2020 Winners List - At A Glance

Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Nobel Prize 2020 Winners List - At A Glance

Category
Edition
Winner(s)
Work/Contribution
Physiology & Medicine -- Micheal Houghton, Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for his contributions to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
Physics -- Roger Penrose (UK), Reinhard Genzel (Germany) and Andrea Ghez (America) for his discovery that black hole formation is resilient of the general theory of relativity. for their discovery of supermassive compact objects at the centre of our galaxy.
Chemistry -- Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna for their development of a method for genome editing.
Literature -- Louise Gluck (American Poet) ‘for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal’.
Peace -- World Food Programme "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."
Economic Science -- Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B Wilson for ‘improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.
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