Here is the list of Nobel prize winners 2020:
2020 Nobel Prize
- Nobel Prize 2020 in Physiology or Medicine:
Drs. Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice received the prize for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus. The Nobel committee said the three scientists had “made possible blood tests and new medicines that have saved millions of lives.”
- Nobel Prize 2020 in Physics:
Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez received the prize for their discoveries that have improved understanding of the universe, including work on black holes.
- Nobel Prize 2020 in Chemistry:
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for their work on the development of Crispr-Cas9, a method for genome editing.
- Nobel Prize 2020 in Literature:
The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded on Thursday to Louise Glück, one of America’s most celebrated poets, “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
- The Nobel Peace Prize 2020:
It was awarded to World Food Programme (WFP) “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.”
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 was awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”