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2020 NOBEL PRIZE WINNER: A COMPLETE LIST


Published on: 11/9/2020 3:44:59 AM

 

Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901.Here's the list of Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2020.

Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2020

Nobel Laureates

Field

Contribution

Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice

Medicine

Discovered Hepatitis C virus

Roger Penrose

Physics

Discovered that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity

Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez

Discovered supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna

Chemistry

Discovered the method for genome editing

Louise Glück

Literature

For her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal

World Food Programme (WFP)

Peace

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. 

Paul R. Milgrom, Robert B. Wilson

 

Economic Sciences

For improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.