With the Nobel Prize in Economics yet to be announced, the Nobel Committee has done well to recover its damaged image…
John B. Goodenough: German-American materials scientist, awarded, like his fellow winners for the development of lithium ion batteries.
M. Stanley Whittingham: British-American chemist and professor of chemistry at the Institute for Materials Research and Binghamton University.
Akira Yoshino: Japanese chemist and fellow of Asahi Kasei Corporation.
Peter Handke: Austrian novelist, playwright, translator, poet, film director and screenwriter.
Olga Tokarczuk (2018 passover): Polish writer and activist
Abiy Ahmed: Prime Minister of Ethiopia, awarded for his work in ending a twenty year territorial stalemate between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
James Peeble: Canadian-American astrophysicist, awarded for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.
Michel Mayor: Swiss astrophysicist and professor emeritus at the Université de Genève, awarded for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.
Didier Queloz: Swiss astronomer, also awarded for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.
Physiology or Medicine
Sir Peter John Ratcliffe: British nephrologist and Clinical Research Director at the Francis Crick Institute, awarded like his co-laureates, for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
Gregg L. Semenza: American professor of pediatrics, radiation oncology, biological chemistry, medicine, and oncology.
William G. Kaelin Jr: American professor based at Harvard University and the Dana–Farber Cancer Institute.
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