Monday, October 13, 2014

Nobel Prize 2014 winners List (Economics, Peace, Literature, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine)

2014 Nobel Prize in Economics

Jean Tirole : August 9, 1953 at Troyes, france 
Award for : "analysis of market power and regulation"
affiliated to Toulouse 1 Capitole University, Toulouse, France at the time of the award of Nobel Prize
Youngest one : Kenneth J. Arrow in 1972 @ 51 years

2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Awarded jointly to
Kailash Satyarthi : 11 January 1954, Vidisha, India
Malala Yousafzay (Youngest 17 years) : 12 July 1997, Mingora, Pakistan (Residence at the time of the award:United Kingdom)
Award for : "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"
Youngest one :Malala Yousafzay in 2014 @ 17 years

2014 Nobel Prize in Literature

Patrick Modiano : July 30, 1945, in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris
Award for : "art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation"
Modiano best known work is called Missing Person
Youngest one :Rudyard Kipling in 1907 @ 42 years

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

Eric Betzig : U.S. citizen born 1960 in Ann Arbor
Stefan W. Hell : German citizen born 1962 in Arad, Romania
William E. Moerner : U.S. citizen born 1953 in Pleasanton, CA, USA. Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Award for : "development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy"
Youngest one : Frederic Joliot in 1935 @ 35 years

2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

Isamu Akasaki : Japanese citizen, born 1929 in Chiran, Japan
Hiroshi Amano : Japanese citizen, born 1960 in Hamamatsu, Japan
Shuji Nakamura : American citizen, born 1954 in Ikata, Japan
Award for : "invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"
Youngest one : William Lawrence Bragg in 1915 @ 25 years

2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology (or Medicine) 2014 

One half
John O'Keefe : American and British citizenships, was born in 1939 in New York City, USA
other half
May-Britt Moserz : Norwegian citizen, born in Fosnavag, Norway
Edvard I. Moser : Norwegian citizen, was born 1962 in Alesund
Award for : "discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain"
Youngest one : Frederick Banting in 1923 @ 32 years

2014 Nobel Prizes wiinners, Jean Tirole Economics, Peace Prize, Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzay, Literature Patrick Modiano, Chemistry Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, E. Moerner, Physics, Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura, Physiology (or Medicine), John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moserz, Edvard I. Moser