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Physics:
Tuesday 3 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
Chemistry:
Wednesday 4 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
Peace:
Friday 6 October, 11:00 a.m.
Prize in Economic Sciences:
Monday 9 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest
Literature:
The date will be set later
Times listed are local time in Sweden.

Drawing Ill: N. Elmehed. © Nobel Media 2017

2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).

Kazuo Ishiguro Kazuo Ishiguro. Ill: N. Elmehed. © Nobel Media 2017

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.

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2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution”.

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2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves”.

2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm”.

Press Release

Mogadishu on Monday October 2, 2017 the Union of Somali National Authors (USNA) presents the life and complete biography of Somali American Nobel Prize Candidate in Literature H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye (Warfa) who is internationally acclaimed author of 104 books, Founder, journalist, security expert, investor and philanthropist.

The Union of Somali National Authors (USNA) has recognized the outstanding and extraordinary literary contributions of the Somali American Nobel Prize Candidate in Literature H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye (Warfa) to the world, and we, the Union of Somali National Authors and the world at large know that he was, is and will be one of the best honorary contributors in literary works for literature.

For more information about his biography please visit his official website: http://www.badalkariye.com/

H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye (Warfa) is Somali American who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA where he regularly writes and learns, and he can be reached through his official email which is info@badalkariye.com

Somali American Nobel Prize Candidate in Literature H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye (Warfa) is also the founder of these literary websites which he registers and archives literary works of local, regional and global literary works of authors, literary magazines and literature contributors.

The Union of Somali National Authors (USNA), all the world literary organizations, Libraries and authors around the world are fully supporting H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye (Warfa) for Nobel Prize in Literature.

Sincerely,

Dr. Abdi Ali Warsame

The Chairman of the Union of Somali National Authors (USNA)

K 4 Street Mogadishu,

Banadir 252

Email: info@somaliauthors.com

http://www.somaliauthors.com

Your Plate. Our Planet. Nobel Week Dialogue 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvZmrygK3F0

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2016 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan“for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

Nobel Prizes 2016

Nobel Prize in Literature to be announced soon.

2016 Peace Prize

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2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220 000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people.

2016 Chemistry Prize

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They Developed the World’s Smallest Machines

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 was awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa“for the design and synthesis of molecular machines”.

More about the 2016 Physics Prize

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“We feel sometimes like kids playing with these molecules”

Read or listen to an interview with Bernard L. Feringa following the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Interview with Bernard L. Feringa

Sir J. Fraser Stoddart. Photo: Northwestern UniversityPhoto: Northwestern University

“Diversity really does enrich the process of discovery and invention”

Interview with Sir Fraser Stoddart following the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Interview with Sir Fraser Stoddart

2016 CHEMISTRY QUESTION

Did you know you can make machines that are 1,000 times thinner than a strand of hair?

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2016 Prize in Economic Sciences

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström“for their contributions to contract theory”.

On May 29, 2016 We send a condolence to the family of the Internationally ‪#‎Acclaimed‬‪#‎Writer‬ & Poet ‪#‎MayaAngelou‬ who passed away 86 years, & She was ‪#‎great‬.

Today, 10 December – A Magic Date
LIVE webcasts at NobelPrize.org
2015 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony – 1:00pm
2015 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony – 4:30pm
(All times CET)

After a whirlwind of scientific activities, public lectures and cultural events, the 2015 Nobel Week culminates with the ceremonies held in honour of the Laureates and their achievements. The Peace Prize is presented in Oslo, Norway and the Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and the Economic Sciences are presented in Stockholm, Sweden.

2016 Physics Prize

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They Revealed the Secrets of Exotic Matter

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 was divided, one half awarded to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz “for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter”.

More about the 2016 Physics Prize

Nobel Laureates

“… a little bit odd getting this news in an underground carpark outside Helsinki”

J. Michael Kosterlitz in an interview following the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Interview with J. Michael Kosterlitz

F. Duncan M. Haldane. Photo: Princeton University, Comms. Office, D. ApplewhitePhoto: Princeton University, Comms. Office, D. Applewhite

“It’s very difficult to know whether something is useful or not, but one can know that it’s exciting”

Read or listen to an interview with F. Duncan M. Haldane following the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Interview with F. Duncan M. Haldane

2016 Medicine Prize

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Discoveries of Mechanisms for Autophagy

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi “for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy”.

More about the 2016 Medicine Prize

Yoshinori Ohsumi. Photo: Mari HondaYoshinori Ohsumi. Photo: Mari Honda

“Still we have so many questions”

Read or listen to an interview with Yoshinori Ohsumi following the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Interview with Yoshinori Ohsumi