The Nobel Prize Blog

   20/04/2018 - 07:02 PM

Nobel Panel Admits Inquiry Found Sexual Misconduct, but ...

Charges against Jean-Claude Arnault, a cultural arbiter, have rocked the Swedish Academy. It is forwarding to the police some results of its investigation.



   12/04/2018 - 11:45 PM

In Nobel Scandal, a Man Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct. A ...

Abuse allegations have consumed the 18-member body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. Sara Danius, the first woman to lead it, was forced out.



   12/04/2018 - 09:42 PM

Peter Grünberg, 78, Winner of an ?iPod Nobel,? Is Dead

Discovering how to store vast amounts of data by manipulating magnetic and electrical fields paved the way for devices like the smartphone.



   11/04/2018 - 11:29 PM

Sex Abuse Scandal Casts Shadow Over Nobel Prize for ...

A furor erupted over reports of misconduct by Jean-Claude Arnault, a cultural figure with close ties to the Swedish Academy, which awards the prize.



   07/04/2018 - 07:40 PM

Swedish Academy in Crisis as 3 Members Quit Amid #MeToo ...

Three members walked out and a fourth threatened to quit the organization that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature.



   06/04/2018 - 08:48 PM

Sexual Misconduct Claim Spurs Nobel Members to Step Aside ...

Three members of the Swedish Academy, which selects the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, have withdrawn over the handling of misconduct allegations involving a member?s spouse.



   15/03/2018 - 10:30 PM

John E. Sulston, 75, Dies; Found Clues to Genes in a Worm

After putting a roundworm under a microscope, Dr. Sulston shared a Nobel Prize in 2002 for discoveries on how organisms develop.



   02/03/2018 - 12:11 AM

Richard E. Taylor, Nobel Winner Who Plumbed Matter, Is Dead ...

Dr. Taylor, of Stanford, shared the 1990 physics prize for the discovery of quarks, one of the fundamental particles in the universe.



   28/02/2018 - 07:25 PM

Trump?s Nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize Was Apparently ...

The police in Oslo said they were in contact with the F.B.I. about the forgeries, which suggests that they originated in the United States.



   19/02/2018 - 07:55 PM

Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ?ZIP Codes,? ...

Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.