The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019 was awarded to Peter Handke "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded jointly to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino "for the development of lithium-ion batteries". John B. Goodenough was associated with University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA at the time award. M. Stanley Whittingham was associated with Binghamton University, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA at the time of award. Akira Yoshino was associated with Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan at the time of award.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos" with one half to James Peebles "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology", the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz "for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star."
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 was awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza "for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability". William G. Kaelin Jr was associated with Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, USA at the time of this award. Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe was associated with University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom at the time of this award. Gregg L. Semenza was associated with Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA at the time of award.
The Nobel Peace Prize 2019 was awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia "for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea".
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 was awarded jointly to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty". Abhijit Banerjee was associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA during this award. Esther Duflo was associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA during this award. Michael Kremer was associated with Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA during this award.
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