Last year’s Nobel Prize in Literature was postponed following a sexual assault scandal involving members of the Swedish Academy.
#OTD in 1962, James D. Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins were honored with the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology for determining the double-helix molecular structure of DNA. Photo shows Maurice Wilkins beside a model of a DNA molecule.
Nobel economics prize awarded for work on global poverty #worldnews
Ethiopian PM #AbiyAhmed has been praised for efforts to end years of bitter tension with Eritrea in his Nobel Peace Prize award, but President#IsaiasAfwerki , his Eritrean partner in the peace-making, has conspicuously failed to offer his congratulations
BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize
BREAKING NEWS: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 is awarded to the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 is awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke. #NobelPrize
This man is a son, a father, a brother. He has won dozens of journalism awards. He's been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize every year since 2010. Powerful actors, including CIA, are engaged in a sophisticated effort to dehumanise, delegitimize and imprison him. #ProtectJulian
BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. #NobelPrize #NobelPeacePrize
In light of everything that’s gone down in the last 72 hours in Oakland, I’d officially like to nominate Mike Tomlin for the Nobel Peace Prize.