Noble Prize Winners 2010-2016 - General Knowledge 2010-106

Below is the complete list of Nobel Prize winners for last few years, make use of this list in improving your General Knowledge:

2016

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz
"for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
"for the design and synthesis of molecular machines"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi
"for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016

Bob Dylan
"for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Juan Manuel Santos
"for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"

2015

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald
"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura
"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"
Youyou Tu
"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

Svetlana Alexievich
"for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015

National Dialogue Quartet
"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"

2014

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura
"for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner
"for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser
"for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

Patrick Modiano
"for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
"for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"

2013

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013

François Englert and Peter W. Higgs
"for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel
"for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013

James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof
"for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013

Alice Munro
"master of the contemporary short story"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2013

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
"for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons"

2012

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012

Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland
"for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012

Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka
"for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012

Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
"for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012

Mo Yan
"who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2012

European Union (EU)
"for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2012

Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley
"for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design"

2011

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011

Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess
"for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011

Dan Shechtman
"for the discovery of quasicrystals"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011

Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann
"for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity"
Ralph M. Steinman
"for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011

Tomas Tranströmer
"because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman
"for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2011

Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims
"for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy"

2010

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010

Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov
"for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010

Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki
"for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010

Robert G. Edwards
"for the development of in vitro fertilization"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010

Mario Vargas Llosa
"for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2010

Liu Xiaobo
"for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China"

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