Nobel Prize 2022
Nobel Prize comprises of five separate prizes which is awarded according to Alfred Nobel’s will of 1895 to “those who have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.” Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist. He is famously known for the invention of dynamite. Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901.
It is awarded for contribution towards humankind in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace.
These awards are presented by:
- Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences)
- Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute (Physiology or Medicine)
Swedish Academy (Literature)
- Norwegian Nobel Committee (Peace)
Nobel Prize 2022 Chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless “for the development of click chemistry and biorthogonal chemistry”.
Nobel Prize 2022 Physics
Frenchman Alain Aspect, American John F Clauser and Austrian Anton Zeilinger, jointly won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on quantum information science – a field with significant applications, including in encryption.
They found how unseen particles, like photons, can be linked or entangled with each other even when separated by great distances, a field that alarmed Albert Einstein, who described it in a letter as “spooky action at a distance.”
Nobel Prize 2022 Medicine
The 2022 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to geneticist Svante Pääbo for his discoveries concerning human evolution and the genomes of extinct human relatives. He pioneered methods to sequence ancient DNA by attempting to sequence Neanderthal mitochondria, the energy powerhouses of cells. He achieved this using a bone from a Neanderthal that lived 40,000 years ago.
Nobel Peace Prize 2022
Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski, Russian human rights organisation Memorial and Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties won the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.
Nobel Prize 2022 Literature
French author Annie Ernaux won Nobel Prize 2022 in literature. She is known for her mostly autobiographical work, such as A Woman’s Story, A Man’s Place, and Simple Passion. She started her literary career in 1974.
Nobel Prize 2022 Economics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig. Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics for research on banks and financial crises. This will help improve our understanding of the role of banks in the economy, particularly during financial crises, and an important finding in their research is why avoiding bank collapses is vital.
Douglas W Diamond and Philip H Dybvi worked together to develop theoretical models explaining why banks exist, how their role in society makes them vulnerable to rumours about their impending collapse, and how society can lessen this vulnerability.
Ben Bernanke who is Former Federal Reserve chairman analysed the Great Depression of the 1930s, which is the worst economic crisis in modern history. Using historical sources and statistical methods, Bernanke’s analysis showed which factors were important in the drop in gross domestic product.
Nobel Prize 2022 Date
Literature – 6 October
Peace – 7 October
Economic sciences – 10 October
Physiology or medicine – Announced 3 October
Physics – Announced 4 October
Chemistry – Announced 5 October
Nobel Prize 2022 India
Cofounders of fact checking website Alt News Pratik Sinha and Mohammed Zubair and Indian author Harsh Mander are among the favorites to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The prize will be announced tomorrow on 7th October in Norway.
Nobel Prize Indian Winners List
Here are Indians who have been awarded with Nobel Prize.
|1||Rabindranath Tagore||Literature||1913||West Bengal|
|2||C. V. Raman||Physics||1930||Tamil Nadu|
|4||Amartya Sen||Economics||1998||West Bengal|
|5||Kailash Satyarthi||Peace||2014||Madhya Pradesh|
|6||Har Gobind Khorana||Physiology or Medicine||1968||United States (born in British India)|
|7||Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar||Physics||1983||United States (born in British India)|
|8||Venki Ramakrishnan||Chemistry||2009||United Kingdom United States (born in India)|
|9||Abhijit Banerjee||Economics||2019||United States (born in India)|
|10||Ronald Ross||Physiology or Medicine||1902||United Kingdom (born in British India)|
|11||Rudyard Kipling||Literature||1907||United Kingdom (born in Bombay, British India)|
|12||14th Dalai Lama||Peace||1989||India (born in Tibet)|
Nobel Prize 2022 – FAQs
Q. Who is the winner of Nobel Prize 2022 Chemistry?
Ans. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless.
Q. Nobel Prize 2022 Chemistry has been awarded for?
Ans. It has been awarded for the development of click chemistry and biorthogonal chemistry.
Q. Who has been awarded with Nobel Prize 2022 Medicine?
Ans. The 2022 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to geneticist Svante Pääbo.